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 Wednesday, 14 December 2016 - 9:27
The post-election rally in US shares showed no sign of slowing as all three of the major US indexes hit fresh record highs. The Dow closed up 0.6% at... Read More
 Thursday, 08 December 2016 - 12:59
Cabinet has approved to publish the directions made under the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance in the gazette making provisions for regulating private... Read More
 Wednesday, 07 December 2016 - 7:50
The tourist arrivals into the country rose by 16 per cent to 167,217 in November this year. Tourists from India, China and Western Europe saw an increase. Total... Read More
 Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 11:27
Despite an increase in exports Sri Lanka's trade deficit widened 8 percent to 782.8 million dollars in August 2016 from 724.5 million dollars a year earlier. On... Read More
 Wednesday, 03 August 2016 - 7:51
A lawsuit has been filed against the makers of Pokemon Go over players trespassing on private property. A man in the US said strangers started lingering... Read More
 Tuesday, 02 August 2016 - 12:51
Foreign investors bought 9.4 billion Sri Lankan rupees, in bonds in the week of July 27th, in a 2nd week of strong purchases. This was after confidence... Read More
 Monday, 01 August 2016 - 13:45
Eurozone economic growth halved in the second quarter, but the 19-nation single currency area moved away from deflation. France, the eurozone's second-largest... Read More
 Monday, 01 August 2016 - 7:48
The Export Development Board targets an export income of US$ 14.5 billion this year despite a tough global business environment that has even affected... Read More
 Sunday, 31 July 2016 - 19:59
Recent year’s technology has been accelerating business environment in Sri Lanka and the globe. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Machine Learning... Read More
 Sunday, 31 July 2016 - 12:59
The recovery in world oil prices since the February low of $27 per barrel has died an unceremonious death due to flagging demand and massive market oversupply. Oil... Read More
 Friday, 29 July 2016 - 9:05
Signalling a surge in U.S. development assistance for Sri Lanka, the newly-arrived official ,Dr. Andrew Sisson assumed duties yesterday as the U.S. Agency... Read More
 Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 13:07
The Central bank governor Indrajith Coomaraswamy said that he will introduce a new five year economic and development plan to Sri Lanka. He further noted... Read More
 Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 9:24
India has approved a USD 318 million loan for Sri Lanka Railways to upgrade its communications system and rolling stock in the Tamil-dominated north, the... Read More
 Wednesday, 27 July 2016 - 17:06
Porsche this week celebrated the world premiere of the new Panamera in Berlin to a spectacular display of lights, music and choreography. Over 300 international... Read More
 Wednesday, 27 July 2016 - 7:41
Sri Lanka shares closed at the lowest in two weeks on Tuesday. The benchmark Colombo stock index ended down 0.14 percent at 6,387.85. Turnover stood... Read More
 Tuesday, 26 July 2016 - 10:47
Sri Lanka’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Management has decided to accelerate the license issuing process for Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs). Though... Read More
 Monday, 25 July 2016 - 11:44
Professor Rohan Samarajiva told the media that Trade agreements are not all about increasing trade, but creating a trade framework and facilitating investments. He... Read More
 Sunday, 24 July 2016 - 12:25
G20 Finance ministers said that the world's major economies need to deepen cooperation on tax collection as companies seek to minimise the amount they... Read More
 Friday, 22 July 2016 - 17:24
The European Central Bank has voted to keep interest rates on hold in its first meeting since Britain opted to leave the EU. The central bank expects... Read More
 Friday, 22 July 2016 - 12:23
Shares in Samsung Electronics are falling after the smartphone giant sued rival Huawei in multiple courts in China over alleged patent infringement. The... Read More
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