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Sri Lanka's bonds, T-bills ease on active trade

Overall market on lackluster sentiments

November 29, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares end at two-week high on positive sentiments

Speculations on interest rates easing continued

November 29, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka targets US$1.5bn from tea exports in 2023

Expects to end 2022 with US$1.2bn

November 29, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka shares edge up in mid day trade

"Market is still being pushed by Expolanka's expansion news, while Lanka IOC is moving on higher valuation."

November 29, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka's mid day shares down on profit taking

All Share Price Index was down 0.24 percent or 24.71 points to 10,277.25

Sri Lanka bonds open steady, rupee 311.00/313.00 to dollar

Sri Lanka bonds were steady at open, dealers said while the spot US dollar opened at 311.00/313.00 rupees.

Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank profits inch up in Dec on lower income tax charge

Commercial Bank, Sri Lanka's largest listed lender in assets, said profits for the December quarter grew 1.11 percent to...

February 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Melstacorp acquires Browns Hospital Ragama for Rs.1.6bn

A subsidiary of diversified holdings firm Melstacorp Plc acquired a Ragama-based hospital from Brown & Company Plc f...

February 21, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's plantations lose Rs2.6bn in six months ahead of mandated wage

Sri Lanka's publicly traded plantations companies, growing commercial crops such as tea, which have been asked by the g...

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February 21, 2020 6 min read

Sri Lanka Rupee ends firmer, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka’s rupee ended firmer at 181.55/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields remained...

February 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks reverse gains, banks slip

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.30 percent lower on Thursday, reversing Wednesday's gains, amid the government withdrawing a...

February 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Pan Asia Bank profits surge in Dec on bad loan recovery

Net profits at Sri Lanka's Pan Asia Banking Corporation Plc (PABC) grew 58 percent to 726.8 million rupees in the Decemb...

February 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks up 0.01-pct

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker at 181.95/182.05 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields...

February 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, bond yields up

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 181.90/182.00 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields ga...

February 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks extend gains for second day amid volatility

Sri Lanka's stocks have extended the gains made on Tuesday for a second consecutive day, closing 0.29 percent higher ami...

February 19, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka SEC chief to seek brokers views after meeting CSE officials

Sri Lanka's newly appointed chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Viraj Dayaratne, and other members of t...

February 19, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker, stocks gain

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker at 181.70/75 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields re...

February 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields to move up in 2020, credit to recover: research house

Sri Lanka's bond yields are likely to move up in 2020, but a pick-up in growth to around 4.0 percent of gross domestic p...

February 19, 2020 4 min read

Sri Lanka banks trading at 10-yr low valuations: analysts

Sri Lankan banks are trading at a ten year low valuation, with upward pressure on performance after a challenging 2019, ...

February 18, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, bond yields fall

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 181.62/70 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields eased, d...

February 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market introduces instant CDS account opening

Sri Lankans hoping to invest in the Colombo Stock Exchange can now instantly open an account with the Central Depositor...

February 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.29pct higher

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.29 percent higher on Tuesday, pushed up by food and Commercial Bank stocks

February 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields up across maturities

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields edged up across maturities at Tuesday's auction, with the three month yield rising 09 basi...

February 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker, stocks gain

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker at 181.55/65 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields rema...

February 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka intervenes on both sides to keep soft-peg in January 2020

Sri Lanka has bought 149 million dollars in forex markets to prevent the rupee from appreciating and sold 60 million dol...

February 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, bond yields gain

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends weaker at 181.50/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday while bond yields gained, dea...

February 17, 2020 2 min read