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CA Sri Lanka guide for Integrated Corporate Reporting

ECONOMYNEXT – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has launched a guide for Integra...

July 26, 2015 2 min read

China Harbour proposes dockyard at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port

ECONOMYNEXT – China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has proposed building a dockyard at Hambantota Port on Sri...

July 26, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka's UNP for share owning democracy with borrowed money

ECONOMYNEXT - In a bizarre election promise, Sri Lanka's United National Party has proposed to provide half a million ru...

July 25, 2015 3 min read

Car sales surge in Europe but fuel use down with new tech

LONDON (Reuters) - Surging European car sales will do little to help sagging fuel consumption, and oil refiners' profits...

July 25, 2015 2 min read

Call to punish errant Sri Lankan stockbrokers

ECONOMYNEXT – Investigations against Sri Lankan stockbrokers engaged in malpractices should be continued and the ...

July 25, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka probes China Harbhour Engineering for funding Rajapaksas

(Reuters) - Sri Lanka is investigating a Chinese firm on suspicion of offering a bribe to Mahinda Rajapaksa's failed pre...

July 25, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lankan shares close at 2-month high

COLOMBO, July 24 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares rose for a third straight session on Friday and closed at their highest i...

July 24, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka's BMS and state research agency to build scientific base

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Business Management School (BMS), a UK affiliated college, and state-run Industrial Technology...

July 24, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up over the week

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's bond yield closed higher Friday, with longer term yields moving up faster over the week, despi...

July 24, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lankan firms told how ‘green’ supply chains cut costs, waste

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan companies can reduce manufacturing costs and improve efficiency by switching to ‘g...

Rohan Gunasekera
July 24, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka's UNP wants all SOEs under one holding company

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's United National Party said it will place all state owned enterprises under a holding company, ...

July 24, 2015 2 min read

India government panel rattles market with plan to clip RBI wings

(Reuters) - Proposals from an Indian government panel reviewing monetary policy rattled markets on Friday, as foreign an...

July 24, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka's UNP promises 45 economic hyper zones

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's United National Party said it would set up 45 hyper zones in hi-tech manufacturing, fishing, s...

July 24, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka holds rates amid monetary expansion, rising imports

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's central bank said it was holding interest rates at record lows as credit and money supply expa...

July 24, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s UNP says to place EPF under public wealth trust

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s governing United National Party (UNP) said it would set up a public wealth trust...

July 24, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka to harness wasted rainwater for crops, power

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S ri Lanka plans to store and use a billion cubic metres of rainwater per year, which wou...

Amantha Perera
July 23, 2015 4 min read

Sri Lankan rupee ends steady ahead of policy review

COLOMBO, July 23 (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee ended steady in dull trade on Thursday ahead of the central bank's pol...

July 23, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares end at near 8-week high on stability hopes, earnings

COLOMBO, July 23 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares closed at their highest level in about eight weeks on Thursday on strong ...

July 23, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka June tea exports down 9.5-pct

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s tea exports fell 9.5 percent or by 2.9 million kilos to 27.7 million kilos in Ju...

July 23, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka demands Rs142.5mln as unsettled dues from former rulers

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s new government is to take legal action against the former ruling alliance for sp...

July 23, 2015 2 min read