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Sri Lankan rupee hits record low of 181

26 November 2018 11:56 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Sri Lankan rupee today hit a record low of Rs.181.542 against the US dollar.

According to the foreign exchange rates issued by the Central Bank, the selling price of a US dollar was Rs.181.54 while the buying price was shown as Rs. 177.59.

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  • Ronnie Monday, 26 November 2018 12:07 PM

    if people want to see where this will end up just look at venezuela, cambodia and vietnam. The only thing that can save us now is to adopt the usd as local currency like ecuador

    Lankaboy Monday, 26 November 2018 05:29 PM

    Who print the money then? Then what is our central bank role? It is nonsense you are talking.. it wouldn’t work for us. Interest rate n everything we follow the US? Bullshit

    sandy123 Monday, 26 November 2018 12:11 PM

    MS/RM Jayawewa

    Thadiya Monday, 26 November 2018 12:13 PM

    This is for the people who stay between 20-30 , please pack your bags and go if your are not belong to high-five family in Sri Lanka

    Bandula Monday, 26 November 2018 12:43 PM

    Cambodia and Vietnam are still growing well.

    Karu Monday, 26 November 2018 01:09 PM

    Vietnam hasn't gone for mega projects like Sri Lanka. Their work force is utilized efficiently.

    JOHAN Monday, 26 November 2018 12:51 PM

    Where is the new finance minister.the very first day when he was appointed PM it came down to 174 what happened to after that.

    Dee Monday, 26 November 2018 01:01 PM

    The USD is on a MaRa run!

    shiran Monday, 26 November 2018 02:24 PM

    Prof. Bandula, show your colors. walk the talk. we awaited you come to the power to arrest rupee depreciation.

    Ugly Lips Tuesday, 27 November 2018 11:50 AM

    Bundula only aware of 1970's economics.

    tommy Monday, 26 November 2018 05:59 PM

    It is reported that Bandula Gunawardana is rereading the A/L Economics syllabus to see whether he has missed any points before.

    Tuan Monday, 26 November 2018 10:59 PM

    We can see dollar is heading towards 2500 in the long run. Maybe we have to survive just with $1 per month....

    Keeraipidi Tuesday, 27 November 2018 03:54 PM

    You are going to get you a landmaster soon instead of wallets and purses.

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