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 7.25% for the fourth time in a row, 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 9.00% 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, to support the nation's growth to recovery, as the nation emerges from a 26-year civil war.