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 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
 Friday, 22 July 2016 - 8:57
Sri Lanka’s inflation climbed for the fifth straight month in June after recording a fall of 0.7 percent in January, according to the National Consumer... Read More
 Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 13:37
Low country tea productions have been hindered due to the heavy windy weather conditions in the evenings, factory owners states. Factory owners state... Read More
 Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 8:30
The World Bank reiterated its continued assistance to Sri lanka when World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives Françoise Clottes... Read More
 Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 13:39
Shares in Istanbul closed down by 7.1% following Friday’s (15th July) attempted coup in Turkey. But the Turkish Lira, which initially fell by nearly... Read More
 Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 6:43
A new Asian Development Bank report says that growth in Asia and the Pacific’s developing economies for 2016 and 2017 will remain solid. This will... Read More
 Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 8:17
The rupee depreciated against the dollar yesterday, and it was trading at Rs. 146.45/ 146/55. This is despite the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending... Read More
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