The Sri Lankan central bank announced today its decision about the interest rate during month of December, where the bank left the repurchase rate at 7.00% during the month of February, while the actual reading came inline with both the previous reading and the market's expectations. The Bank also kept the reverse repurchase rate at 8.50% for a second straight month, while the anticipations referred to the same.

Moreover, the Sri Lanka's central bank has held the borrowing costs unchanged for the fourth consecutive month at the lowest level since 2007, after cutting rates in January for the third time in seven month to support the nation's growth to recovery.