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Investments in Government Securities By Bank of Ceylon

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  • The Primary Dealer unit of Bank of Ceylon handles the investments in Government Securities.
  • The General Public can Invest in government securities through Bank of Ceylon branch Network.

Treasury Bills

Main Features

  • 100% Risk free Investment
  • Repayment is guaranteed by the Government.
  • Minimum Investment Rs. 10,000/-
  • Investment duration -03 months 06 months or 12 months
  • Investment can be made individually, jointly or by Institutions.
  • Highly Liquid–Encashable at any time.
  • Ownership of a Treasury bill is transferable.
  • Renewal instructions can be given to Bank of Ceylon before maturity.
  • Loans/Overdrafts against Treasury Bill can be obtained.
  • Free of all taxes.

Treasury Bonds.
Treasury Bond is a medium and long term debt instrument issued by the Government of Sri Lanka

Main Features.

  • 100% Risk free Investment-Repayment is guaranteed by the Government.
  • Investment duration-02 Years to 15 Years
  • Minimum Investment-Rs. 500000/-
  • Yield rates are determined by the market
  • Income at Regular intervals.-It carries half yearly coupon payments and the principal is repaid on maturity. Coupon interest is paid in every 06 months.
  • Investment can be made individually, jointly or by Institutions.
  • Highly Liquid –Tradable instrument in the secondary market
  • Ownership of a Treasury bond is transferable.
  • Credit facilities can be obtained from banks against Treasury Bonds.Interest rates of bonds fludtuate according to the market conditions for present marked rates please call dealing room on 2386862/2541938

Organization Information

Bank of Ceylon

No.1, Bank of Ceylon Mawatha

Bank of Ceylon Square
Colombo 1
Sri Lanka

Mr. S.M.Paranagama
Telephones:+94-11-2446790-811/+94-11-2338741 –55
Fax Nos:+94-11-2321160

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