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Tuesday February 27th, 2024
Stocks & Companies

Sri Lanka stocks close down, turnover at 1.6bn

Turnover was at 1.6 million. Nearly half of this came from trading in Melstacorp Plc (474 million)

February 26, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover tops 1bn

Turnover was at 1.4 million. A large part of this came from trading in John Keells Holdings Plc (571 million)

February 22, 2024 1 min read

Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka and Finance given 'BBB+(lka)' rating by Fitch

Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance Plc (MBSL) given first-time national long-term rating of BBB+

February 22, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka's Seylan Bank to raise 10bn through debenture issue

Seylan Bank Plc said it was planning to raise up to 10 billion through a Basel III compliant debenture sale.

February 22, 2024 1 min read
Sri Lanka stocks close up, JKH trade pushes turnover

John Keells Holdings Plc contributed 140 million to the day's turnover, and the share closed up at 190.00.

Sri Lanka's HNB group profits up 3-pct in Dec, amid lower provisions

Impairment charges were down to 8.2 billion rupees from 30.1 billion rupees last year

February 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Abans hopes to raise 2bn through debenture sale

Abans Plc, a consumer goods retailer, is planning to raise up to 2 billion rupees through debenture sale

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, capital goods and bank sectors drive turnover

Shares of John Keells Holdings Plc saw high turnover (176mn) and the share closed up at 188.00.

February 13, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover remains low

After the amalgamation with Singer Industries and Regnis, Singer issued 40,731,422 ordinary voting shares

February 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, JKH pushes turnover

Turnover was at 792 million. John Keells Holdings Plc saw large volumes traded (182mn), and the share closed up at 185.7

February 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Asia Asset Finance rated 'A+(lka)' with a stable outlook: Fitch

Fitch Ratings said it has assigned a First-Time Rating of 'A+(lka)' Outlook Stable to Asia Asset Finance.

February 8, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover tops 1bn

Turnover topped 1 billion. Diversified financials sector, which includes primary dealers, attracts investor interest.

February 8, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, JKH pushes turnover to 12bn

Turnover topped 12 billion due to a crossing on John Keells Holdings Plc (11.3bn), and the share closed up at 183.00.

February 7, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, bluechips and banks attract interest

The decline in bond yield rates has seen renewed investor interest in several companies

February 6, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Galadari to sign agreements with Mashreq Bank, UAE

Colombo city hotel to enter into series of agreements to finance proposed refurbishment.

February 1, 2024 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close up, selling pressure in banks continues

Turnover was at 695 million. Trading in Sampath Bank Plc contributed most (130mn) of this

January 31, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank eyes 20bn debenture sale

The bank is offering debentures at 100 rupees each, for tenures of 5 years, 7 years and 10 years.

January 31, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Telecom, chairman, directors resign

Directors of Sri Lanka Telecom Plc have tendered their resignation

January 30, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover tops 1bn

Turnover topped 1 billion. Trades in Sampath Bank Plc (198mn) and Dialog Axiata Plc (158mn) contributed

January 30, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, net outflow continues

Turnover was at 798 million. Trading in John Keells Holdings Plc contributing the most (200mn)

January 26, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Softlogic Finance to raise Rs2.5bn from shareholders

Company seeking to increase issued capital by Rs 2,512,994,563.20, by way of a rights issue to the existing shareholders

January 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 320.60/321.00 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 320.60/321.00 to the US dollar on Friday, dealers said. Bond yields were down.

January 19, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Laugfs Leisure delays public listing

Laugfs Leisure unable to list on CSE, as it couldn't satisfy Rule 5.1.1 (c), its parent company said.

January 18, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, as selling pressure in banks continues

Turnover was low at 494 million.

January 18, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 320.25/50 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 320.25/50 to the US dollar on Thursday, dealers said. Bond yields were down

January 18, 2024 1 min read
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