Sri Lankan rupee edges down on importer dollar demand; stocks fall

September 19, 2016 6:55 AM

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COLOMBO, Sept 19 The Sri Lankan rupee traded weaker on Monday as importer dollar demand surpassed selling of the U.S. currency by exporters, dealers said.

The spot rupee was traded at 145.80/95 per dollar at 0625 GMT, slightly weaker from Thursday's close of 145.75/85. One-week forwards were at 146.05/20, compared with the previous close of 145.90/146.00.

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