RELEASE CALENDAR FOR THE STATISTICS FORTNIGHTLY 2019
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FORTNIGHT ENDING JUNE 07, 2019
The Bank of Zambia weekly average mid-exchange rate appreciated by 2.15 percent to K13.17 per US Dollar from K13.46 per US Dollar as recorded in the previous fortnight.
The weighted average treasury bills yield rate rose to 26.47 percent from 24.23 percent previously. Yield rates on the 91 days and 364 days tenors also rose to 16.50 percent and 26.50 percent from 16.00 percent and 26.25 percent, respectively. However, yield rates on the 182 days and 273 days remained unchanged at 16.50 percent and 25.25 percent, respectively, from the previous period.
The weekly average currency in circulation increased by 8.86 percent to K7,882.78 million from K7,241.30 million in the week ending May 24, 2019.
The Lusaka Consumer Price Index fell by 0.19 percent in the period ending May 29, 2019 compared to a rise of 1.87 percent in the fortnight ending May 15, 2019.
The weekly average copper price on the London Metal Exchange (LME) declined by 3.44 percent to US $5,841.27 per tonne from US $6,049.50 per tonne recorded on May 24, 2019.
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