Daily Mirror - Print Edition
Advertise with us
Mon, 21 Oct 2019
Sri Lankan shares closed slightly higher yesterday, buoyed by telecom and diversified stocks. The rupee ended firmer.
The benchmark stock index closed 0.06 percent higher at 5,863.48. The index gained 0.49 percent for the week, but has fallen 3.12 p
BEIJING (AFP) - China’s economy expanded at its slowest rate in nearly three decades in the third quarter, hit by cooling domestic demand and a protracted US trade war, official data showed yesterday.
The Chinese economy grew 6.0 percent in July-Se
In terms of the provisions of the Financial Transactions Reporting Act (FTRA), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Sri Lanka entered into an agreement with INTERPOL National Central Bureau for Sri Lanka (NCB Colombo) recently at the Central Bank
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka signed a supplementary agreement with M/s Senaka Zenn (Private) Limited to set up a project to manufacture pre-stressed spun concrete electrical poles, piles and railway sleepers with improved technology, for
NEW YORK (AFP) - Saudi Aramco plans to push back its initial public offering, which had been expected to be launched next week, a person familiar with the situation said.
The move could delay stock market trading of the
BEIJING (AFP) - The CEO of Apple has met with the top market regulator in China, a statement said yesterday, a week after the tech giant faced heavy criticism over an app Beijing accused of supporting Hong Kong protesters.
Apple removed HKmap.live fr
SYDNEY (AFP) - A plane and its passengers are set to test the mental and physical limits of long-haul aviation when Qantas operates the first direct flight by a commercial airline from New York to Sydney.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Facebook should not launch its global digital currency Libra until proper regulations are in place to handle the potential risks, the Group of Seven said Thursday.
And France’s Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that a curren
(Washington) REUTERS: World Bank President David Malpass said it is likely the development lender will downgrade its global growth outlook amid uncertainty over falling trade and investment flows, but he stopped short of calling on the United States
Sri Lanka yesterday launched the official website announcing the country’s participation in the six-month long Expo 2020 Dubai, anticipating a major boost to exports, tourism and investments while looking to enhance the country’s brand value and
The first Alliance Air flight from Chennai, India, landed at the Jaffna International Airport (JIA), which was declared open yesterday. The picture shows the aircraft receiving cannon salute. Alliance Air is expected to operate three flights a week f
Laughs Power Limited (LPL), the renewable energy subsidiary of Laugfs group, is to list its shares on the secondary Diri Savi Board of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) by way of a share introduction.
The Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) recently entered into a terminal service agreement (TSA) with Japanese shipping conglomerate NYK, the first roll on/roll off (RoRo) specific TSA entered into by the shipping line with a
Sri Lankan p
(Colombo) REUTERS: Sri Lankan shares snapped two sessions of losses to end higher yesterday as investors picked up beaten down stocks. The rupee closed weaker.
The benchmark stock index closed 0.40 pe
(London) AFP: Sterling sank into losses in chaotic trade yesterday on fears that Britain’s Brexit draft deal might not win parliamentary approval, having earlier spiked close to US$ 1.30 on news of the agreement.
At 1240 GMT, the pound w
Sri Lanka’s favourite urban neighbourhood retail, leisure, and dining destination, K Zone, has announced the lucky winners of its exclusive ‘K Zone Millionaire’
The A&K (Annasi & Kadalagotu) Literary Festival will take to the stage for the 5th year, on 20th (Sunday) October at the Mount Lavinia Hotel
The upgraded airport in Palali will be declared open as Jaffna International Airport (JIA) today, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga and I
Sri Lanka is among eight countries advanced to the implementation stage from the preparation stage having initiated key banking reforms to drive development and fight climate change, according to the second Global Progress Report of the IFC-facilitat
Two agreements were signed yesterday between the government and the Netherlands’ Rabobank amounting to EUR 70.7 million (approx. Rs.14.1 billion) for the construction of rural bridges and establishment of the National Vocational Training Institute
The Cabinet of Ministers has cleared a proposal to borrow US $ 25 million from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank to improve the efficiency and transparency of public institutions.
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to further relax the rule on repatriation of export earnings by taking into consideration the appeals made by exporters, the Government Information Department said.
The Cabinet of Ministers has this week approved the setting up of a debt management bureau at the Finance Ministry, as a separate unit, the Government of Information Department said.
At present, the country’s foreign and domestic debt are sold and
The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is planning to host its Annual Convention in Sri Lanka later this year.
The global economy is in a synchronised slowdown and we are, once again, downgrading growth for 2019 to 3 percent, its slowest pace since the global financial crisis. Growth continues to be weakened by rising trade barriers and increasing geopolitica
When Rathinam Jenaka first began working at YARLCO, she was only allowed to boil the milk. As she stood stirring the pot, she would glance over to the other women on the factory floor.
The primary issue that arose at the plenary on ‘Promoting Innovation and Disruption in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)’, at the 12th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES XII), organised by the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, was the
Sri Lanka’s premier fully fledged digital solutions provider Arimac Digital, recently bagged the most number of awards including the British Computer Society (BCS)
Manesh Fernando General Manager of Colombo’s leading five-star hotel, the Hilton Colombo was appointed Area General Manager – Sri Lanka
Giving back to the society that drives their enterprise, Fashion Bug recently renovated Ward No. 25 at the District Hospital, Matara
20 Oct 2019
7 hours ago
20 Oct 2019
9 hours ago
20 Oct 2019
20 Oct 2019