Sri Lankan Rupee drops to new low

Sri Lanka Rupee vs US Dollar

The Sri Lankan has depreciated against the US Dollar, today (04), to a new record low as the selling rate closed at Rs 171.42.

Meanwhile, the buying rate of the US Dollar has reached Rs 167.55, stated Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).

The Government announced several temporary measures last week to ease the pressure on the Sri Lankan rupee.