Sri Lankan rupee steady; importer demand offsets exporter dollar sales

August 19, 2016 7:33 AM

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COLOMBO Aug 19 The Sri Lankan rupee was steady for a fifth straight session on Friday as dollar sales by exporters and banks were offset by demand for the U.S. currency from importers, dealers said.

The spot rupee was at 145.50/55 per dollar at 0632 GMT, unchanged from Thursday's close.

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