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An NDB Bank, Seylan merger could create Sri Lanka's third largest private bank

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – A possible merger of NDB Bank and Seylan Bank could create Sri Lanka's third largest priv...

June 17, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka Fitch rates Pan Asia Banking's debt 'BBB(lka)(EXP)'

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Fitch Ratings said it has assigned Pan Asia Banking Corporation Plc's proposed listed senior uns...

June 17, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka chamber ‘Economic Summit 2015’ to focus on export push

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s top business chamber, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, said its annual ...

June 17, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka tourism authority mulls regulating visitor flows

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) –Sri Lanka’s tourism authority is considering ways to better control the flow of vis...

June 17, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka NDB raises Rs10bn, debenture oversubscribed

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s National Development Bank said it raised 10 billion rupees with its fi...

June 17, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka's NDB offers 5-year 9.4-pct deep discount bonds

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's National Development Bank is selling 10 billion rupees f 5-year tax free bonds that ...

June 17, 2015 1 min read

GLOBAL MARKETS -Asia shares, dollar dither as focus turns to Fed, gold down

SYDNEY, June 17 (Reuters) - Asia share markets turned mixed while the dollar flatlined on Wednesday as tension mounted b...

June 17, 2015 3 min read

JHU joins calls to oust Sri Lanka's UNP-led administration

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - A legislator from Sri Lanka's Jathika Hela Uruymaya (JHU), a party closely allied to President M...

June 17, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka calls proposals for US$500mn dollar loan

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka has called proposals from investment banks for a floating or fixed rate loan of up to ...

June 16, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee steady with intervention, pressure from capital outflows

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's rupee traded steady at 134.00 to the US dollar in the spot market with dollar sales ...

June 16, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka international maritime forum to draw investors

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s maritime industry aims to promote its new ports and position the islan...

June 16, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka targets China pepper market

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) –Sri Lanka is aiming to penetrate the pepper market in China whose demand is expected to gr...

June 16, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks edge down from over 1-wk high

COLOMBO, June 16 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's stock index slipped on Tuesday from a more-than-one-week high hit in the previo...

June 16, 2015 2 min read

Geotourism interactive map highlights eastern Sri Lanka attractions

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Eastern Sri Lanka’s tourist attractions have been highlighted in an online interac...

Rohan Gunasekera
June 16, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka institute mulls digital marketing program

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing is considering launching a digital marketing program...

June 16, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka will not default on off-budget borrowings from banks

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka will not default on off-budget borrowings from banks by the last regime, though...

June 16, 2015 2 min read

Asia shares slip on Greek default fears, Fed meeting awaited

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Tuesday as financial markets braced for the possibility of Greece defaulting o...

June 16, 2015 2 min read

Unfunded pensions could add 25-pct to Sri Lanka's national debt: economist

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's unfunded public service pension liabilities may add as much as 25-pct to national de...

June 16, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka GDP grows 6.4-pct in 2015 first quarter: Census Dept

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's economy grew 6.4 percent in the first quarter of this year, led by the servic...

June 15, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka to introduce organic certification

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s national accreditation body is to introduce organic certification in t...

June 15, 2015 1 min read