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Turnover explosion at Shanghai stock exchange has too many zeros for software

SHANGHAI, April 20 (Reuters) - China's stock trading fever has made the Shanghai Stock Exchange the world's biggest in t...

April 20, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lankan stocks end weaker

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lankan stocks ended slightly weaker Monday in thin trade with investors staying on the sidel...

April 20, 2015 1 min read
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Sri Lanka Mobitel mulls acquisitions

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Mobitel (Private) Limited, a fully-owned unit of Sri Lanka Telecom, is still on the lookout for ...

April 20, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lankan rupee forwards tad firmer on banks' dollar sales

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan rupee forwards were slightly firmer on Monday due to banks' dollar sales, which outpaced ...

April 20, 2015 1 min read

Singer Sri Lanka bonds rated 'A-(lka)'

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Fitch Ratings has given Singer Sri Lanka PLC's proposed unsecured redeemable debenture issue of ...

April 20, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka to host conference for regional stock exchanges

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's stock exchange will host a forum of South Asian securities exchanges in Colombo star...

April 20, 2015 3 min read

Bond inquiry report would be tabled in Sri Lanka parliament: Harsha

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - An inquiry report into a controversial 30-year bond auction would be tabled in parliament as pro...

April 20, 2015 2 min read

China says to accelerate reforms to support yuan in IMF currency basket

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Beijing will accelerate reforms to the country's currency as part of a push for the yuan's inclus...

April 19, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka inquiry calls for fuller probe into bond scam, debt office overhaul

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - A three-member committee that inquired into a controversial government bonds deal where a firm c...

April 19, 2015 4 min read

Sri Lanka trade chamber calls for early elections to end uncertainty

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has called for early general elections to end political u...

April 19, 2015 2 min read

IMF nations point to exchange rate, geopolitical risks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's member nations on Saturday warned of risks to the global econom...

April 19, 2015 3 min read

Sri Lanka electric car ownership goes up

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's electric car ownership has started to gain traction with new registrations more than...

April 19, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka renegotiates crane deal with China

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka Ports Authority is renegotiating the price of cranes to be supplied by a Chinese compa...

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April 19, 2015 1 min read

Anadarko considers selling Mozambique gas assets to Exxon

MILAN/LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Anadarko Petroleum is considering selling its multi-billion dollar stake in Mozambiqu...

April 18, 2015 4 min read

Sri Lanka bars central bank chief from foreign travel for 3 months

COLOMBO, April 18 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has imposed a three-month ban on overseas travel by its central bank governor, A...

April 18, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka vehicle registrations soar to new historic high

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka vehicle registrations hit a historic new high of 66,664 up 147 percent from a year ear...

April 18, 2015 2 min read

World's highest paid model, Gisele Bundchen retires

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Gisele Bundchen, the world's highest paid model, has taken her last strut down the catwalk at Sao ...

April 18, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka credit to state surges in January 2015, amid private loan growth

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's credit to the state from commercial banks as well as printed money from the Central ...

April 18, 2015 3 min read

Aitken Spence Travels brings 100,000 tourists to Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Aitken Spence Travels said had brough it had crossed the 100,000 mark in the number of visitors ...

April 17, 2015 1 min read

India tea-sellers become unlikely heroes battling indoor air pollution

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Armed with clean energy biomass stoves, tea-sellers in India's western city of ...

April 17, 2015 2 min read