The purpose of the Statistics Fortnightly Bulletin is to disseminate monetary and financial statistics on a fortnightly basis.
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FORTNIGHT ENDING 04 JANUARY, 2019
The Bank of Zambia weekly average mid-exchange rate was unchanged at K11.95 per US Dollar as recorded in the previous fortnight.
The weighted average treasury bills yield rate fell to 21.40 percent from 21.58 percent previously. The 91 days and 182 days yield rates both remained at 15.00 percent while the 273 days rate stood at 21.00 percent. The yield rate on the 364 days tenor rose to 23.13 percent from 23.00 percent in the previous week.
The weekly average currency in circulation increased by 6.02 percent to K8,162.17 million from K7,698.42 million in the week ending December 21, 2018.
The Lusaka Consumer Price Index rose by 1.74 percent in the fortnight ending January 02, 2019 compared to a drop of 0.12 percent in the period ending December 26, 2018.
The weekly average copper price on the London Metal Exchange (LME) fell by 1.11 percent to US $5997.20 per tonne from US $6,064.54 per tonne recorded on December 21, 2018.
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