SEC releases Capital Market Strategy 2020

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) has released the ‘Capital ...


CT CLSA National budget 2017 highlights

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake presented Sri Lanka’s national budget for 2017 in...


Common opposition vows to create manufacturing-led economy

The common opposition, fielding Maithripala Sirisena as its presidential candidate, recent...


January-October exports top US $ 9.1bn

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November inflation at 1.5%; deflationary pressure looming?

Sri Lanka’s inflation in November fell for the fourth consecutive month Year-on-Y...


Sri Lanka, Africa Emerging As Largest Export Markets For Hero Motocorp

EconomicTimes: Sri Lanka and Africa are fast emerging as the largest export markets for...


Dockyard net profit plunges amid ship-building under performance

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Gota urges pvt sector to take development initiatives in pursuit of ‘Wonder of Asia’

The private sector should take the initiative to develop the country, according to Defe...


Sri Lanka’s Print-based Exports Up 25% To Us $ 101 Mn: Rishad

Bringing global packaging honour to Sri Lanka, the World Packaging Confab kicked off in...


Sri Lanka’s first electric super car to cost over US$ 400,000

Vega, Sri Lanka’s first electric super car will be sold at US$ 400,000 upwards, a...


Ntb 3q Net Up 35% On Pick Up In Credit Growth

John Keells Holdings’ commercial banking unit, Nations Trust Bank PLC (NTB) recor...


Higher costs pull Sunshine 2Q net down by 18%

Power unit signs two hydro PPAs with CEBDiversified conglomerate Sunshine Holdings PLC ...


One-off income ups TJL’s 2Q net by 7%; cuts dependence on national grid

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Jkh 2q Net Profit Up 29% To Rs.2.6bn

Premier blue chip John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) saw its net profit for the quar...


Seylan Bank September net profit surges 97%

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Hayleys MGT 2Q net profit improves 44%

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Chevron 3Q net profit up 23%

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CB Says Methodology Change Improved Lanka’s 2015 Ranking

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Economists Highlight Data's Inconsistencies.....

The recently concluded Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA) annual sessions saw many u...


Budget 2015 will usher new era of economic development: CB Governor

The 2015 budget is ushering a new era for the country’s development, accor...


Ceylon Chamber Proposes Stimulus To Prop Up Demand

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Overseas Realty Profits Rs 2.4 Billion, up 28% for 9 months 2014.

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Pan Asia Bank’s Rs.3bn debenture issue snapped up on opening day

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Central Bank to end foreign exchange controls

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Cabraal urges to shift from collateralized banking

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LRA reaffirms Trade Finance & Investments at BB+/NP

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Dismal Islamic Finance Growth Disappoints Industry

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Credit and GDP growth paradox

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FDIs surpass billion Dollar mark

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Geographical Indication for Ceylon cinnamon soon

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