Friday, 20 January 2017 - 8:42
E-commerce giant Alibaba has shown its interest to invest in Sri Lanka.
Its Chairman Jack Ma met Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the World Economic... Read More
Friday, 20 January 2017 - 8:28
The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its main interest rate unchanged at zero for another month.The decision by the eurozone central bank's 25-member... Read More
Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 8:55
Central Bank of Sri Lanka has advised commercial banks and leasing companies to follow new regulations in granting loans for vehicle leasing including... Read More
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 14:17
Sri Lanka is interested in importing crude oil from Iran, Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha says.
He said this during a... Read More
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 11:03
All Island Lottery Dealers ‘Association (AILDA) says a strike will commence today.
Association President Krishan Marambe said the government has... Read More
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 10:16
Facebook is introducing new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories.
The world's largest social network said it would enable... Read More
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 9:19
Sri Lankan shares hits another low week, as Colombo stock index ended at 6,155.52.
Foreign investors bought a net 152.7 million rupees.
The turnover... Read More
Friday, 06 January 2017 - 9:23
Be observant of substandard rice that are sold in the market with the increase of prices, Consumer Affairs Authority warns.
CAA has found over 14,000kg... Read More
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 9:13
The Minister of Primary Industries has decided to establish three Value Addition Centres for vegetables and fruits across the island.
Its main objective... Read More
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 - 15:55
The Agriculture Ministry has taken steps to limit the import of big onion seeds.
The decision was taken as there are sufficient local onion seeds.
Ministry... Read More
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 - 10:31
Sri Lankan shares have fallen on the first trading day this year. The turnover was reported at Rs. 329.2 million.
The Colombo stock index has closed at... Read More
Friday, 30 December 2016 - 9:44
Sri Lankan shares closed high yesterday. Colombo stock index ended at 6,245.71.
Meanwhile, the turnover stood at 720.9 million rupees.
Foreign investors... Read More
Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 8:41
Sri Lankan shares closed at their weakest in more than 8 months in typical year-end holiday-thinned trading yesterday, with turnover slumping to a near... Read More
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 10:05
Argentine President Mauricio Macri sacked his finance minister Alfonso Prat-Gay yesterday.
This has shaken up his economic team amid a stubborn recession... Read More
Thursday, 22 December 2016 - 9:08
Lime prices has reached a record high, and growers say that this will strengthen their income.
Lime harvest was affected badly by the drought conditions... Read More
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 - 9:20
International Monetary Fund’s Chief Christine Lagarde was found guilty of negligence but the court did not hand down any punishment.
As French finance... Read More
Monday, 19 December 2016 - 9:23
At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, President Maithripala Sirisena, undertook an Official Visit to... Read More
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 - 9:08
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
Monday, 05 December 2016 - 9:13
Dutch government officials and the Dutch businesses signed an agreement which confirms their commitment to support improving Sri Lanka’s dairy sector.
The... Read More
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 9:07
Sri Lankan shares has ended slightly higher with the benchmark index of Colombo Stack Indwx ending up at 6, 253.28.
Foreign investors sold shares worth... Read More