Sri Lanka Interest Rates

The Sri Lankan economy with a population of 20.238 Million (Est 2009) ranks 66th in the world with a GDP PPP of 104 billion and GDP PPP per capita of 5,220 vs 47,284 (United States) according to the IMF in 2009. Its currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR). Bank deposits held for a fixed term in Sri Lanka are called fixed deposits. According to CIA.gov its inflation was 3% in 2009 and 5.6% in 2010.

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Sri Lanka Banks

Showing rates for 6 Bank deposit providers in Sri Lanka.
Bank Branch Founded Ownership
Peoples Bank Sri Lanka Peoples Bank Sri Lanka 735 1961 N/A
Bank of Ceylon Bank Of Ceylon 600 1939 Local
DFCC Bank DFCC Bank 129 1956 Local
HSBC Sri Lanka HSBC Sri Lanka 15 1892 Foreign
Standard Chartered Bank Sri Lanka Standard Chartered Bank Sri Lanka 10 1858 Foreign
Hatton National Bank Hatton National Bank 1888 Local

Sri Lanka Discussion Activity

  • Hatton National Bank
    Q: Do you have a rating system for banks in Sri Lanka based on past history & present financial out look? I am particularly interested in HNB's out look. Which banks are the top 5 in the country? Do they have something similar to FDIC, ie Federal Depositers Insurance Corporation, in USA? Thanks.

    Pat from Sri Lanka
  • HSBC Sri Lanka - Deposits - HSBC Sri Lanka 6 Month Fixed Deposit
    Q: do u have any locations in the USA? are u FDAC insured?

    carolyn from Bridgewater, United States
  • Bank Of Ceylon - Savings - Bank Of Ceylon Savings Account
    Q: we are 2 srilankans living in australia. Can we open a joint BOC Savings account in srilankan rupees without personally attending to a BOC branch in SL.

    lakshmi mayadunne from Beecroft, Australia