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Monday October 18th, 2021

Sri Lanka's Grade 5 scholarship, GCE A/L exams postponed yet again

New dates for the exams will be announced in the near future, the state minister said.

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Sri Lanka 3-month Treasuries active in secondary market as rates normalize

Ramrod rate anomaly is correcting. However the yield curve is still quite flat

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Sri Lanka to vaccinate all children aged 15 to 19 against COVID-19

"We believe the rollout will start within the next two weeks," he said.

Chanka Jayasinghe

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Sri Lanka to grow 3.3pct in 2021, macro-risks loom: World Bank

Outlook clouded by pre-existing macroeconomic weaknesses

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Sri Lanka telecom regulator to strengthen its position as property developer

4 acres to be given for offices, foods stalls and car park

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Sri Lanka makes HCL Technologies eligible for tax breaks

To employ 3500 workers

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Sri Lanka looking to adopt policy on blockchain technology, digital banking, crypto mining

"Proper regulatory framework will ensure that Sri Lanka will lead the digital economy in the region.”

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EU: Focused on non-discrimination, PTA during Sri Lanka’s GSP+ monitoring mission

 “The meetings also reviewed drugs policy, environment and climate change, as well as corruption.”

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Sri Lanka stocks hits new peak: investors buy financials, leisure shares

Sri Lanka’s stock index touched a fresh record high on Wednesday (06)

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Sri Lanka Treasuries yields up across maturities, 3-month up 45bp

Gap between overnight and 3-months widen

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Sri Lanka rejects Oman land-for- interest request in US$3.6bn oil supplier's credit: Minister

The 3.6 billion US dollar credit line for one year

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Sri Lanka businessman named in Pandora papers denies any wrongdoing

“I assure Your Excellency that my wife and I are totally innocent and are guilty of no wrongdoings,” Nadesan said.

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Sri Lanka imports Coronavirus vaccines worth US$150mn from ADB credit

ADB is set to hold its annual meeting in Colombo from 2 to 5 May 2022.

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No threat to Indian interests, Sri Lanka president assures India foreign secy

Rajapaksa has reassured the Indian official that there was no reason for India to have any concerns.

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Sri Lanka's CPC to enter LPG distribution as third player

CPC refinery produces 5-pct of LPG needs

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Sri Lanka president orders immediate investigation on Pandora papers exposé

Alahapperuma said the Commission is required to submit a report within a month.

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Sri Lanka warned on debt default bombshells by expert in Argentina, Greece crises

There is an enormous political aspect to it both internationally and domestically

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Sri Lanka gets five proposals for foreign currency term loan

The loans will have to be a minimum of one year

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Govt and opp MPs trade charges in Sri Lanka parliament over Pandora papers exposé

“If this family spent 10 million rupees a month, that’s still enough money for 250 years or five generations," he sa...

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Sri Lanka stock index slips after touching fresh all-time high; tourism shares gain

Sri Lanka’s stock index touched a fresh record high on Tuesday

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