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 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
 Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 12:45
Japan has missed the economic targets for the last quarter of 2017.   The preliminary official figures show that Japan's economic growth slowed... Read More
 Monday, 12 February 2018 - 22:12
Global market data shows that the crude oil prices which declined to the lowest in two years last week have risen by 1% as of today (Feb. 12).The Brent... Read More
 Friday, 09 February 2018 - 13:40
No change in electric car sales despite tax reductionSri Lanka Vehicle Importers' Association says despite a tax reduction was introduced for electric... Read More
 Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 17:21
The Colombo Stock Exchange recovered to record gains during the trading today (Feb. 08).   The All Share Price Index ended the day at 6,542.90 gaining... Read More
 Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 14:48
European markets have followed Asian markets lower today (Feb. 06) as investors continued to dump shares.   London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell... Read More
 Monday, 05 February 2018 - 16:39
Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong has been freed from jail after a South Korean court suspended his five-year jail term for bribing the country's ex-president.   Seoul... Read More
 Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 13:25
Google's parent company Alphabet saw lower than expected profits in the last three months of 2017 after higher costs offset a big jump in advertising sales. The... Read More
 Friday, 02 February 2018 - 16:10
Sony's chief executive Kazuo Hirai is stepping down and handing the reins over to finance chief Kenichiro Yoshida. Yoshida, Sony's chief financial officer,... Read More
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Gypsy community facing hardships
Monday, 19 February 2018 - 16:46
The Gypsy community who are found in Sri Lanka consider Kerala State in India as their native region.They speak Telugu language.The Gypsy community... Read More
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