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Sri Lanka's ETI Finance plans to raise Rs2.8bn from property sales

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's ETI Finance Limited, an unlisted finance company, plans to raise 2.8 billion rupees ...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lankan shares fall for 4th session on political woes, foreign selling

COLOMBO, June 4 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares fell for a fourth straight session on Thursday and closed at their lowest ...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

Three Sri Lankan stockbroker firms lacked funds to settle creditors

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s stock exchange has reported that three broker companies did not mainta...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka's EAP Broadcasting to sell Rs3.0bn in 4, 5-year debt

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's EAP Broadcasting Company Limited, which operates television and radio stations is of...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

Illegal fishing threatens Indian Ocean stocks, livelihoods, Sri Lanka forum told

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Illegal fishing in the Indian Ocean not only threatens fast depleting fish stocks but the...

Rohan Gunasekera
June 4, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka's DFCC Vardhana Bank sells Rs5.0bn in senior and junior debt

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's DFCC Vardhana Bank said it sold Rs5.0 billion in 5-year listed debt, which has boost...

June 4, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Nawaloka Hospital group enters elder care sector

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's Nawaloka Hospital Plc, said I will invest 78 million rupees in a joint ventur...

June 4, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Hunas Hotel goes up market, loses customers

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's Hunas Falls Hotels Plc, a hill country hotel, said it lost customers after go...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

Euro rides high as yields spike, Asia stocks rise on Greece deal hopes

TOKYO (Reuters) - The euro continued riding high on Thursday thanks to a spike in euro zone debt yields, while Asian sto...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

India orders safety checks on Nestle's Maggi noodles

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's food minister on Wednesday ordered safety checks on Nestle India's Maggi instant no...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Cargills see consumer recovery, hit by perverted VAT regime

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's Cargills (Ceylon) Plc, a consumer goods firm which runs the island's largest retail ...

June 4, 2015 2 min read

Archer Daniels Midland to close Sri Lanka Chemcel unit

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Agribusiness multinational Archer Daniels Midland plans to close its Sri Lankan specialty...

June 3, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lankan shares at over-5-week low on political woes, foreign selling

COLOMBO, June 3 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares ended at their lowest in over five weeks on Wednesday led by financials as...

June 3, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee stronger in forward market amid spot intervention

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's rupee strengthened in the forward market amid continued sales by state banks ...

June 3, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka bourse improves online services for investors, listed firms

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) plans to introduce more online services to give easier a...

June 3, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka constitutional council appointments delayed

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - The appointment of three non-politician members to Sri Lanka's newly set up body that will overs...

June 3, 2015 1 min read

Dipped Products second Sri Lanka factory in court over pollution allegations

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - A second factory in Dipped Products Plc, a unit of Sri Lanka's Hayleys group is embroiled in a c...

June 3, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka military, foreign service under foreign nationals during Rajapaksa regime: Ranil

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's military and the diplomatic service had been under foreign nationals during t...

June 3, 2015 2 min read

Divers search for 400 missing in China ship disaster; probe ordered

JIANLI, China (Reuters) - More than 200 divers combed a capsized Chinese ship in the Yangtze River on Wednesday looking ...

June 3, 2015 3 min read

Asia stocks dip, euro stands tall on data, hopes of Greek debt deal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Equity markets in Asia slipped early on Wednesday as a widespread spike in debt yields dented the allu...

June 3, 2015 2 min read