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Sri Lanka bond yields mixed at open

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.24 rupees

January 13, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares edge down on weak sentiments

Investors on wait and see approach ahead of the earnings report

January 12, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields steady at close; rupee unchanged

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January 12, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka raises 149.5 bln via bonds; most from 2027

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January 12, 2023 1 min read

Dialog acquires systems integration arm of Sri Lanka's VSIS

Sri Lankan telco Dialog Axiata Plc in a statement said its subsidiary Dialog Broadband Networks (Private) Ltd has acquir...

February 28, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Melstacorp cashflows to diversify long term on hospital acquisition: Fitch

Melstacorp Plc's acquisition of Browns Health Care (Pvt) Ltd for 1.6 billion rupees will diversify the conglomerate's c...

February 28, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks slide

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker at 181.90/00 to the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields were ...

February 28, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks reverse four-day rout

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.43 percent up on Thursday, ending a four-day retreat on the back of the local unit of Nestle...

February 27, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields ease

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 181.85/90 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields eased, ...

February 27, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, bond yields ease

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker at 181.80/85 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields eas...

February 27, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, bond yields ends stable

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed steady at 181.65/70 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields remain...

February 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks plunge as retreat extends to fourth day amid earnings season

Sri Lanka's stocks retreated for the fourth consecutive day, plunging 1.52 percent on Wednesday on Ceylon Beverage Holdi...

February 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka cigarette sales down 19-pct in Dec quarter after tax hikes says BAT unit

Sri Lanka's legal cigarette sales are fell 19 percent in the December 2019 from a year earlier after tax and price hikes...

February 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bill yields slip at auction after two weeks

Sri Lanka's twelve month Treasury bill yields at a primary auction on Wednesday fell 2 basis points to 8.58 percent, the...

February 26, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee, stocks weaker at open

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

February 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Grain Elevators net up in December on tighter costs, lower tax bill

Profits at Sri Lanka's Ceylon Grain Elevators, a feed milling and poultry processor, grew 26 percent in the December 202...

February 26, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka's Hatton National Bank Dec profits grow on tax cut

Hatton National Bank Plc, the second largest listed lender, posted net profits of 6.26 billion for the December quarter,...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee closed marginally firmer at 181.65/75 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields r...

February 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks plunge amid foreign selling

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 1.14 percent lower on Tuesday, dragged down by index heavy Ceylon Tobacco Company, John Keel...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Seylan Bank profits up in Dec after gratuity charge in 2018

Net profits at Sri Lanka's Seylan Bank Plc group grew 80.78 percent to 1.18 billion rupees from a year earlier despite t...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted marginally firmer at 181.68/75 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond ...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall on John Keells Holdings

Sri Lanka’s stocks continued a two-day retreat, closing 0.52 percent lower on Monday dragged down by John Keells Holdi...

February 24, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields ease

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 181.70/85 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday from last Thursday's close ...

February 24, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's DFCC Bank profits halve on bad loans, interest costs

Net profits at Sri Lanka's DFCC Bank Plc fell 54 percent to 516.14 million rupees in the December quarter on higher inte...

February 24, 2020 2 min read