Sri Lanka’s second Covid-19 patient dies, next Coronavirus curfew break on Wednesday

Sri Lanka's second Coronavirus patient had died on Monday, the state information office said, while the total confirmed patients rose to 122.


Sri Lanka relaxes capital buffer deadlines, bad loan rules on Coronavirus crisis

Sri Lanka's central bank said it relaxing loan loss provisions, capital enhancement deadlines and would also allow banks to draw down their capital conservation buffers amid the economic shock from Coronavirus and curfews.


Sri Lanka says COVID-19 curfew decisions must only be taken at “highest level” of govt

No decision regarding the imposition of curfew, the selection of localities to implement curfew or  the declaration of isolated areas in the fight against COVID-19 should be taken at the regional level, Sri Lanka's president's office said.


Sri Lanka budget almost in surplus in Feb 2020 with helicopter drop 01

Sri Lanka's budget deficit for the month of February 2020 was almost in surplus with a 24 billion rupee central bank profit transfer which came as a liquidity injection, official data shows shortly before the rupee came under severe pressure.


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US Dollar 181.8071 181.6870
UK Pound 234.3221 234.7305
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