Sri Lankan rupee weaker on importer demand

September 9, 2016 7:35 AM

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COLOMBO, Sept 9 The Sri Lankan rupee traded weaker on Friday as importer dollar demand surpassed inward remittances of the U.S. currency amid a lack of exporter conversions, dealers said.

The spot rupee was at 145.10/15 per dollar at 0721 GMT, compared with Thursday's close of 145.00/15. One-week forwards were at 145.25/35, compared with the previous day's close of 145.15/30.

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