Sri Lanka’s Coomaraswamy to step down

Indrajit Coomaraswamy
Indrajit Coomaraswamy
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Indrajit Coomaraswamy has resigned as governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), more than two years before the end of his term.

A source close to the governor confirmed to Central Banking that Coomaraswamy planned to step down from the role on December 20, due to “personal reasons”. His last monetary policy meeting as governor will take place on November 29.

The central bank has not released any official statement on the governor’s departure. He took up the role in July 2016 and had

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