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Sri Lanka CB inks 5-pct inflation deal with government

Central bank has signed an agreement with government to maintain inflation at 5 percent with 2 percent variation

October 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks close up on Wednesday, but trading low

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed up on Wednesday, but turnover remained low.

October 4, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 323.70/324.00 on Wednesday, bond yields down

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 323.70/324.00 to the US dollar on Wednesday, dealers said. Bond yields were down

October 4, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka Supreme Court to hear case against pardoning Gnanasara Thero

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court gave leave to proceed on a case filed against a presidential pardon given to Gnanasara Thero

October 4, 2023 1 min read
India has given “lot of offers” for Ramayana Trail, Sri Lanka state minister says

Indians are ready to build hotels around places associated with Ramayana Trails in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka coconut auction prices edge up 1.6-pct at auction

Coconut prices have been on a falling trend in 2024

Sri Lanka, India leaders again focus on energy hub in mineral resource rich Trincomalee

India has been eying Trincomalee for more than four decades

July 21, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka bonds opens steady, rupee 323.00/325.00 to dollar

US dollar opened at 324.00/325.00 rupees.

July 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edged up in mid day trade

All Share Price Index (ASPI) edged up 0.33 percent or 34.17 points 10,524.15

July 13, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields slightly up, spot US dollar Rs312/313

Profits taking in infra-day trade

July 7, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain in mid day trade

The main All Share Price Index was up 0.91 percent or 85.43 points to 9,454.34

June 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka banks welcome CB Governors' assurance on DDR impact

Capital and liquidity ratios of the banks remain above the regulatory requirements

June 28, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka foreign minister meets Finance Minister Liu, China EximBank over debt

Also meets Sinopec and China Harbour Engineering

June 28, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka investor forum by First Capital

The forum themed as “Invest with impact, seize capital market opportunities”, is scheduled to take place at Shangri-...

June 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lankan Airlines says sick cockpit crew delayed Korea flight

SriLankan Airlines regrets the inconvenience caused to its guests by the delay of UL 470

June 21, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to extend maturities, clip coupons of rupee bonds: Minister

No bank deposits will be reduced

June 21, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka plans to extend leases of plantations: Minister

Now about 22 years remain in the lease

June 21, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka passes law to start parliament budget office

The Parliamentary Budget Office shall be an independent body and accountable to Parliament

June 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka to give welfare benefits to over two million families from Jul 01

A 200 million World Bank loans to be approved on June 28

June 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka meets 29 commitments in IMF programs: think tank

Revenues short of target

June 19, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Hatton National Bank 'A(lka)' rating confirmed with negative watch: Fitch

Fitch has also maintained HNB's senior and subordinated debt ratings of 'A(lka)' and 'BBB+(lka)', respectively, on RWN.

June 14, 2023 6 min read

US' RM Parks signs deal for fuel retailing in Sri Lanka

RM Parks will operate under the Shell Plc group.

June 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka private credit negative in April, CPC dollar debt taken over by govt

Credit to state enterprises fell by 516 billion rupees to 1,130 billion rupees in April 2023

June 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka tourism revenues doubles in May 2023

Despite an off peak month, over 83,000 tourists visit Sri Lanka in May

June 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares end over two month high on positive macroeconomic sentiments

The main All Share Price Index was up 1.39 percent or 119.86 points to 8,755.17.

May 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka hosts the Indian Travel Agents Association convention to boost tourism

The 68th annual convention of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is set to be held from July 6 to 9, 2023.

Melkishiya Andrew
May 20, 2023 2 min read
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