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Monday February 6th, 2023

China says it will discuss Sri Lanka debt re-structuring during two-year moratorium

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February 4, 2023 5 min read

Sri Lanka to erase Slave Island tag 178 years after British abolished slavery in Ceylon

The Ceylon Government finally abolished slavery in 1844, after breaking the institution through several gazettes.

February 3, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close lower

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions appreciated by 17 cents to 361.97 rupees

February 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares end at 4-month high on high turnover, foreign buying; Paris Club news helps

The positive sentiment helped to boost both market turnover and net foreign buying to their highest in six week.

February 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Cold Stores sees 315 mln rupee loss in 2022 December quarter

The manufacturing cost for the period increased to 261 million

February 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka opposition leader bemoans at social media critics; alleges of defeating him in 2019 polls

Premadasa is aspiring to become the next Sri Lankan leader; some expect his party could have a landslide in LG polls

February 3, 2023 4 min read
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US President Biden wishes Sri Lanka on 75-years of self-determination

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February 3, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka sovereign bond holders write to the IMF

Raises matter relating to domestic debt restructuring and economic assumptions

February 3, 2023 4 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open lower

Guidance peg marginally up

February 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka projects 2.69mn metric tonnes of paddy in current season

More paddy could have been planted in January 2023

February 3, 2023 1 min read

Paris Club communicates on Sri Lanka debt re-structuring with IMF: report

India was the first to give acceptable debt assurances to the IMF

February 3, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka in top 10 most Instagrammable list of US travel website

Sri Lanka sees rise in tourist arrivals in January

Melkishiya Andrew
February 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares touch 3-1/2-month high on IMF deal hopes

The index crossed 9,000 mark.

February 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka sees booming e-commerce amid constraints - report

Mistrust over payment and lack of knowledge on online transaction have been barriers for e-commerce

Melkishiya Andrew
February 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka to promote Ramayana sites to attract Indian tourists

There will be more tourists to visit Ramayana sites in the future than Buddhist places in the country. 

February 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka issues Rs1,000 coin, Rs50 stamp to mark 75-years of self-determination

Commemorative coin available for sale from March 2023

February 2, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka bond yields close lower

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees

February 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka gets 102,000 tourists in January 2023

Russia, UK, India and Germany remain the top three source markets since 2022.

February 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka firms target agro exports with German backing

International Green Week draws over 400,000 visitors

February 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's shares gain in mid day trade

"The current economic environment is pushing the index up, especially the banking counters," an analyst said. 

February 2, 2023 2 min read