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 Monday, 05 March 2018 - 16:28
The potato farmers demand a fair compensation for losses incurred by them due to the importation of potatoes.The farmers point out that they incur a loss... Read More
 Sunday, 04 March 2018 - 20:21
Ministry of Fisheries says that the export revenue generated by fisheries exports had risen to Rs. 26.7 billion in 2017.The export of ornamental fish varieties... Read More
 Saturday, 03 March 2018 - 8:43
January has seen a strong rebound in vehicle registrations compared to December specifically in the small car segment, 2-wheelers and heavy trucks. Reports... Read More
 Friday, 02 March 2018 - 18:45
Central Bank says on a year-on-year basis for the period ending December 2017, the Land Price Index recorded a 10.4 percent increase, continuing the recent... Read More
 Friday, 02 March 2018 - 15:39
Central Bank says due to the rise in import cost for rice and oil, the country's import bill for 2017 has exceeded $ 21 billion. The CBSL data showed... Read More
 Friday, 02 March 2018 - 11:20
Two major US retailers have announced new restrictions on gun sales following the shooting at a Florida school where 17 people died.Dick's Sporting Goods,... Read More
 Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 18:03
The United States Agency for International Development’ YouLead programme and Microsoft Sri Lanka signed a partnership to launch the new YouthWorks... Read More
 Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 18:15
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera says Sri Lanka like many other developing nations would face refinancing risks in the coming years.   He said... Read More
 Monday, 26 February 2018 - 13:54
Paddy Marketing Board says they are ready to purchase paddy in the Southern and Uva provinces.The PMD said accordingly funds have been allocated to purchase... Read More
 Sunday, 25 February 2018 - 10:13
Sri Lanka’s inflation as measured by the National Consumer Price Index slowed to 5.4 per cent in January 2018 from 7.3 per cent in December 2017,... Read More
 Saturday, 24 February 2018 - 21:30
Central Bank announced that Rs. 30 worth Treasury Bond issuance will take place on 27th of this month.Rs. 8bn worth 91-day Treasury Bonds and Rs. 9bn worth... Read More
 Friday, 23 February 2018 - 16:23
OPPO, the global smartphone selfie expert and leader held a ‘Meet and Greet’ featuring OPPO ambassador and popular cricketing star Angelo Mathews... Read More
 Friday, 23 February 2018 - 15:34
Beijing has cracked down on insurance and financial giant Anbang, taking control of the conglomerate and prosecuting the firm's head.   Wu Xiaohui,... Read More
 Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 15:09
Central Bank says the earnings from exports surpassed $ 1 billion-mark in December 2017 for the fifth time during the year and recorded a double-digit... Read More
 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 9:52
Dealers say the prevailing political uncertainty has affected the currency market, pushing the value of the rupee further down.   According to the... Read More
 Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 16:56
Sampath Bank has reported a profit after tax in excess of Rs. 12 billion in becoming probably the only bank in Sri Lanka to reach this milestone within... Read More
 Monday, 19 February 2018 - 13:17
Data shows that green tea leaves production has declined by 20% due to the prevailing dry weather. Tea Small Holdings Development Authority said the amount... Read More
 Monday, 19 February 2018 - 11:55
The anti-corruption agency of Latvia has detained the head central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics.   The agency personnel had raided his home and offices... Read More
 Saturday, 17 February 2018 - 17:04
The US has rejected a proposed merger between the Chicago Stock Exchange and a Chinese-linked investor group.The decision comes after more than two years... Read More
 Friday, 16 February 2018 - 12:54
Central Bank says Sri Lanka has initiated a number of steps to address the country's Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism weaknesses.The... Read More
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