No conspiracy to destroy stock market:Alahapperuma

22 August 2012 03:20 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The United National Peoples Alliance said today that there were no conspiracies within the government to destroy the stock market.

 Speaking at a news conference Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister Dullas Alahapperuma said that there was no organized plot within the government to destroy the stock market and if anyone accused the government of such acts they flatly rejected them.
“We have always featured the growth of the stock market in our vision for economic growth. As the government, we will always dedicate ourselves to the safety of the stock market,” he said.

Mr. Alahapperuma said that they were disappointed to see the head of Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission Tilak Karunaratne resign and said the SEC chief was an honest man.“He was my colleague in parliament. He was a good man and incorruptible,” he said. (NC)

  Comments - 14

  • Dee Thursday, 23 August 2012 03:02 AM

    Are you referring to the 'fish market' or 'stock market'

    navi Thursday, 23 August 2012 03:31 AM

    said the SEC chief was an honest man.“He was my colleague in parliament. He was a good man and incorruptible

    So he accepts that he is honest, Honest people dont lie. So logically all what Mr. Karunaratna say has a credibility

    SO WHO IS LYING NOW

    Punchi Sngho Thursday, 23 August 2012 03:32 AM

    At Last the Cat is out of the bag.

    White H Thursday, 23 August 2012 03:23 AM

    How one interpret habitual ruling as a conspiracy?

    Hasan Thursday, 23 August 2012 03:53 AM

    Not sometime....always.....

    Nihal Amarasekera Thursday, 23 August 2012 04:30 AM

    Stock Market is also like a Fish Market with may fishy deals. Destroy the Destroyers.

    Dutugemunu-1 Thursday, 23 August 2012 04:51 AM

    So why president accepted the resignation of Mr karunarathna when he was about to conclude the investigations on 17 companies.

    Nodrog Wednesday, 22 August 2012 03:40 PM

    Sometime the govt forgets there are some intelligent citizens who simply won't buy the crap they dish out.

    Gamaraala Wednesday, 22 August 2012 04:25 PM

    Here comes another joker who is not sure which side he represents.

    Anura Wednesday, 22 August 2012 04:37 PM

    Stock market is already destroyed. If UPFA didn't do. Then who did it? Why? Is the biggest question.???

    famous victor Thursday, 23 August 2012 06:40 AM

    investors have lost a lot of money with regard to the sec scam. and we know who ****** it up....!

    Jagath Leanage Wednesday, 22 August 2012 04:56 PM

    Stock Market allready destroyed. So no need to organize to destroy it.

    EM Wednesday, 22 August 2012 07:47 PM

    Or man

    you have colleagues in parliament that are corrupt ?

    news to us!!!!

    stock market Tuesday, 28 August 2012 07:27 AM

    In all stock market conditions there is
    always some way for turning losses into profit but stock market traders tend to ignore what is
    called smart trading techniques. Alert stock trader faces losses very less so be a alert trader and
    start enjoying daily profit from share trading


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