Over Rs.1bn foreign buying at CSE; total inflows top Rs.12.5bn

The Colombo bourse saw foreigners snatching shares worth of Rs.1.09 billion yesterday, rec...


SL’s Singer raises Rs.1.5bn in debt securities

The Rs.1.5 billion debenture issue by Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC has been oversubscribed and i...


Sri Lanka’s Indian oil unit records profits

A substantial decrease in finance costs enabled Lanka IOC PLC (LIOC) to post a net profit ...


Hayleys records substantial profit gains for final quarter, FY12/13

Sri Lanka's diversified Hayleys PLC reported a net profit of Rs.490.8 million for the ...


JKH’s market cap surpasses US $ 2bn

Premier blue chip John Keells Holdings saw its market capitalization surpassing US $ 2 bil...


Nestlé Lanka net up 98% to Rs.914mn amid favourable exchange rate

Nestlé Lanka PLC, a unit of Swiss-based multinational, said its profit in the first...


SLT records Rs.1.6bn net profit for first quarter

The consolidated post tax profit of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) rose 226 percent Year-on-Y...


NDB group net down 52%; bank profits surge on equity income

Sri Lanka's National Development Bank PLC (NDB) saw its group net profit falling 52 pe...


Bourse steady at 1-1/2-year high; Keells leads

Shares rose for the fifth straight session yesterday to hit a new 1-1/2-year high, led by ...


Bourse at 1-1/2 yr high on blue chips, retail buying

Sri Lankan shares closed at their highest in nearly 1-1/2 years yesterday, led by blue chi...


Stocks close at 16-month high

Sri Lankan shares hit a 16-month high yesterday on expectations of a rate cut at a central...


CSE to revise debt market rules

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is currently in the process of amending regulations perta...


Shares at 6-month high on diversified shares, retail buying

Shares hit a sixmonth high yesterday, as investors bought diversified shares and retail in...


Stocks up on foreign buying

Shares hit a two-and-ahalf month high yesterday, led by foreign buying, after the central ...


Rupee at 1-year high; stocks at 7-week peak

The Sri Lankan rupee gained slightly to its highest close in a year yesterday on dollar in...


Stockbrokers launch code of ethics, website

The Colombo Stockbrokers Association (CSBA) recently launched a code of ethics and website...


SEC special approval to Royal Ceramic for early Asia Siyaka share sale

Royal Ceramic PLC (RCL) last week completed the sale of the controlling stake of Asia Siya...


CSE opens 6th branch office in Anuradhapura

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) opened its 6th branch office in Anuradhapura yesterday. ...


Bourse at 1-week low on interest rate concerns

Stocks ended tad weaker yesterday to hit a one-week low despite foreign inflows, as invest...


Stocks high on foreign buying

Sri Lankan stocks edged up for the fourth straight session yesterday to a near fourweek hi...


Bourse near 1-month high on banks; rupee weaker

Sri Lankan stocks rose for a third straight session yesterday to a near one-month high as ...


Stocks at 2-week high; foreign inflow hits 1-year high

Share purchases in Sri Lankan insurer Asian Alliance Insurance PLC boosted stocks to a two...


Stocks fall to 2-month low; rupee ends steady

Sri Lankan stocks fell to a two-month low yesterday led by large caps with local retail in...


Three more capital market road shows in the pipeline

Following the conclusion of the capital market road show in Mumbai in February which drew ...


400 listed companies by 2016 - SEC Chairman

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is expected to see the number of listed companies rising ...


SKM Lanka relaunched as Serendib Stockbrokers

SKM Lanka Holdings (Private) Limited, a subsidiary of Pakistan’s ArifHabib Group, wa...


Stocks at 5-week low on telcos; Rupee at 7-week low

Sri Lankan stocks fell to a five-week low yesterday, dragged by top mobile phone operator,...


SEC launches book to enhance investor education

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) yesterday launched a book titled...


Stocks slip after IMF loan deal dropped

Sri Lankan stocks slipped from a two-week high yesterday after the central bank said the c...


Stocks fall on telcos, banks; rupee firms

Sri Lankan shares ended lower for a fifth straight session yesterday as retail investors s...


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