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SL banking sector under stress due to payment defaults by two state banks

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera
Colombo, May 24 (UNI) Sri Lanka’s two state banks, Bank of Ceylon (BOC) and People’s Bank, have not met their obligations to private commercial banks on time on interbank borrowings due to enabling essential imports, Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) Deputy Governor Yvette Fernando told reporters.
This has put “a little stress” on the banking sector, she said at an online seminar held by the regulator on its annual report for 2021 on Monday.
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