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Saturday May 25th, 2024

Sri Lanka stocks close up, interest in banks and bluechips return

Turnover was 1.4 billion.

May 22, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka agriculture minister asks for potato import tax as people skip meals

"The prices are up because or production costs are high. That's why we can't compete with imports."

Apsara Rodrigo
May 22, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to resume Suraksha student insurance

Coverage across all types of schools, for students from low-income families earning less than 180,000 rupees annually

May 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka opposition leader asks for jobs for unemployed graduates, more salaries

There was no information on how much more tax payer funds are needed to pay for additional state workers.

May 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka parliament observes one minute silence for late Iran President Raisi

A helicopter carrying President Raisi crashed into a hillside as he was returning from opening a dam

May 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens broadly stable at 299.70/80 to US dollar

Bond yields were down.

May 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka financial literacy to combat fraud, cut indebtedness: CB Governor

Financially literate persons will make better savings and investment decisions

May 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Life begins marketing, accepts bookings

Cinnamon Life hotel commenced accepting bookings for stays and banqueting functions

May 22, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's JKH net up 123-pct in Dec quarter amid lower inflation

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May 22, 2024 2 min read

UN Report urges global justice, sanctions for Sri Lanka's disappeared victims

Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry says the OHCHR report is unwarranted, preposterous

Shihar Aneez
May 21, 2024 7 min read

Sri Lanka goods exports down 4.1-pct in April, services up 19-pct

Sri Lanka's merchandise exports fell 4.1 percent from a year ago to 813.81 million dollars in April 2024,

May 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka chamber calls on political parties to support SOE reforms

Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has all political parties to support the continuity of SOE reform

May 21, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes slightly stronger at 299.80/95 to US dollar

Bond yields were down.

May 21, 2024 1 min read

VFS Global hires GB Srithar as head of Tourism Services

“His expertise positions him to lead our efforts with our client governments to promote travel, trade, and tourism"

May 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields down, 3-months 8.76-pct

Treasuries yields down across maturities

May 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, John Keells sees interest

Turnover was 1.3 billion. Capital goods brought in most of this.

May 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's progressive NPP claims credit for mobilising support for war

Lal Kantha was addressing a group of military veterans at an event in Ratnapura.

Himal Kotelawala
May 21, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Bank of Ceylon to divest subsidiary BOC Travels

BoC to divest 100 percent of its shareholding in its subsidiary B O C Travels (Private) Limited

May 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Army discharges over 15,000 absentees from services after amnesty

Sri Lanka has planned to reduce army cadres by more than 50% in six years through 2030

May 21, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka women borrowers trapped by ill-understood loan agreements: UN official

Women, often, were forced into signing agreements in a language they did not understand.

May 21, 2024 2 min read