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Sri Lanka pays USD 500 Mn for ISBs

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Sri Lanka has paid USD 500 million sovereign bond that matured today (January 18), says Ajith Nivard Cabraal, the Central Bank Governor.

Earlier, the Governor said that the Central Bank allocated the forex required for the $ 500 million International Sovereign Bonds (ISB) that is maturing on January 18.

Out of the 500 million dollar bond, 170 million is held by domestic investors, Cabraal had said earlier, according to media reports.

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