An Echelon Media Company
Sunday April 14th, 2024
Business

Sri Lanka Coconut auction prices down 6.7-pct

The average prices reached 84,116.85 rupees in mid-January 2023

February 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Cold Stores sees 315 mln rupee loss in 2022 December quarter

The manufacturing cost for the period increased to 261 million

February 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka projects 2.69mn tonnes of paddy in Maha 2023 season

More paddy could have been planted in January 2023

February 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka in top 10 most Instagrammable list of US travel website

Sri Lanka sees rise in tourist arrivals in January

February 2, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka tea production down 10-pct in Sept 2023

Adverse weather and low fertilizer application by smallholders were contributing to the fall

Huawei signs agreement to digitise Sri Lanka schools

Huawei announced its support to help Sri Lanka implement program to nurture software and hardware engineers

Sri Lanka automobile sector in trouble with import controls, regime uncertainty

Sri Lanka's auto sector is grinding to a halt while some type of tyres are also no available in the market, with import ...

Mahadiya Hamza and Chanka Jayasinghe
September 7, 2020 9 min read

Opinion: Onus on University staff to enforce discipline to stop ragging

Pasindu Hirushan Silva, the Sri Jayewardenepura student who was seriously injured when a tyre fell on him, has gone to c...

Kshama Ranawana
September 6, 2020 7 min read

Sri Lanka's top alcohol maker sales down 12-pct in March 2020 quarter

Distilleries Corporation of Sri Lanka, the island's top arrack producer said sales fell 12 percent to 19.07 billion rupe...

September 5, 2020 1 min read

Ceylon tea prices ease in September first week

ri Lanka tea prices eased with only a few high and medium grown teas seeing gains in the first auction for September, br...

September 5, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka state housing authority to sell Rs25bn in 5-year bonds

Sri Lanka's state-run National Housing Development Authority has been authorized to sell 25 billion rupees in bonds to b...

September 3, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's CIMA to help build global skills to find post-Covid digital careers

Sri Lanka's Chartered Institute of Management Accountants said it is holding a virtual career festival to help young peo...

September 3, 2020 2 min read

Asia Securities and Ceylon Chamber webinar on Financial Restructuring

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Chamber of Commerce said it is hosting an online forum with Asia Securities, on financial restructuri...

September 2, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka to ban FMCG sachet packs, mulls banning 'quarter' alcohol bottles: report

Sri Lanka's environment ministry will take a final decision on banning 'quarter' arrack bottles this week while a decisi...

September 2, 2020 2 min read
2

Sri Lanka coconut auction price rally eases

Sri Lanka's average coconut prices fell -4.03 percent to 54,592 rupees for 1,000 nuts at the last auction in August 2020...

September 1, 2020 1 min read
1

Sri Lanka to continue with import restrictions on foodstuff - President

The government will not roll back import restrictions imposed on foodstuff as it will continue to encourage local produc...

September 1, 2020 3 min read
Morning Briefing Gain clarity on the biggest stories of the day with our daily newsletter, Morning Briefing
Latest Last
US Dollar 305.1018 305.3339
UK Pound 386.9523 387.2371
Euro 330.8712 332.1141
Aus Dollar 201.0018 201.4980
Yen 2.0266 2.0278
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 3.6453 3.5932
Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
Oman Rial 780.3569 769.4973
Saudi Riyal 80.1114 78.9849
UAE Dirham 81.7952 80.6569
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,573.80 1.00%
CSE All Share 9,073.41 0.65%
Turnover Rs million 1,591,766,524.95 1,029,335,694.32
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 21.72 21.79
6-m bill 19.55 20.31
12-m bill 17.72 19.28
5-yr bond 21.00 22.53
8-yr bond 19.42 20.55
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
I-m SLIBOR - -
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Seriously injured Japura fresher student files FR Petition

A student of the Shri Jayewardenepura University who was seriously injured in a recent ragging incident is asking the Su...

August 31, 2020 2 min read
2

Sri Lanka low grown teas ease, some high growns up

Sri Lanka's Low Growns, the most expensive teas produced by the island eased at the last auction in August while the che...

August 31, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka export agency to help get US and EU approval for Covid-19 nanotech

Sri Lanka's Export Development Board said it getting ready to help get approval from US and EU medical regulators for C...

August 27, 2020 1 min read

Susil Premajayantha appointed State Minister for Education Reforms

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed Susil Premajayantha as a State Minister, the Presidential Secretariat announc...

August 26, 2020 1 min read
3

Sri Lanka renews efforts to draw British FDI

Sri Lanka's investment promotion office said it is ramping up efforts to draw UK investors and has had talks with the Br...

August 26, 2020 1 min read

Land prices rise 7.1-pct in Sri Lanka's capital district Colombo

Land values in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo had grown 7.1 percent in the first half of 2020 from a year earlier, while pr...

August 26, 2020 1 min read

Stranded American praises Sri Lanka’s healthcare after having her appendix out

Eliana Apicella, is among the many tourists in Sri Lanka who is stranded in Sri Lanka because of Covid. And adding to th...

August 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka tourism agency to align industry to govt framework

Sri Lanka's tourism said it will bring the tourism industry in line with a policy framework of the the administration wh...

August 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka palm oil industry appeals government ban

Sri Lanka's oil palm industry has called for discussions after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said planting of palm oil tr...

August 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea aúction prices steady

Sri Lanka tea prices eased with a noticeable rise in unsold teas, with small leaf teas usually sought by Iran seeing les...

August 24, 2020 3 min read