Sri Lanka’s nationwide inflation hit an almost two-year high of 5.6 percent in October 2019, according to central bank data.
Factions of the United National Party has proposed Ranil Wickremesinghe and Sajith Premadasa as opposition leader at meeting of the business committee of the parliament.
Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 179.50/70 to the dollar on Thursday, while gilt yields rose, dealers and brokers said.
Sri Lanka's central bank has warned the public to be vigilant of online scams usually done through offers of easy loan schemes that dupe bank customers to reveal passwords to their accounts from which money is then stolen.
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