Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - 15:08
The Colombo Stock Exchange said the share transaction levy will be re-imposed at 0.3% on turnover of every share trading transaction effective from April... Read More
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - 8:36
Plans to force the largest companies to disclose more about their tax affairs will be unveiled by the European Union today.
Britain's EU Commissioner,... Read More
Saturday, 09 April 2016 - 14:44
Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake says that a real economic change will be made in Sri Lanka in one and half years.
Attending the 2016 Asian Investment... Read More
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 - 11:04
Chairman of the Selection Committee of the Sri Lanka Cricket, Aravinda de Silva says that he accepts responsibility for the Sri Lankan cricket team’s... Read More
Monday, 04 April 2016 - 8:47
Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has commenced special raids on shops and restaurants for the festive season.
CAA has received complaints including the... Read More
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 - 9:12
The benchmark share index of the Colombo stock market ended yesterday at 0.5 percent, or 30.20 points, weaker at 6,031.85, recording its lowest since March... Read More
Monday, 28 March 2016 - 8:51
Central Bank of Sri Lanka has announced a new loan scheme to promote and uplift small and medium scale enterprises.
The scheme will be on operation through... Read More
Thursday, 24 March 2016 - 8:28
Sri Lanka’s fastest growth sectors were finance, information technology and real estate which sustained its economic growth momentum in 2015.
Director... Read More
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 8:13
Oil prices were barely changed yesterday with markets showing little impact from the bombing attacks in Brussels that killed around 35 people.
US benchmark... Read More
Monday, 21 March 2016 - 9:47
The Hayleys Group gave yet another carefully selected village, the gift of clean drinking water, bringing renewed hope to over 3000 villagers in Ananthapuram... Read More
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 - 14:39
Last year’s fish and fish products import has doubled comparatively to 2014, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Recourses said.
In 2014, 78, 712... Read More
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 - 15:20
Sri Lanka will strive to tighten its belt and maintain policy consistency to improve its debt rating and help make capital Colombo a global financial center,... Read More
Friday, 11 March 2016 - 14:15
A three-day conference on 'Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future', hosted by the government of India and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) started... Read More
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 - 15:03
Colombo Tea Auction prices recorded a lower level in two year this February, brokers say.
The main reason behind this is the drop in tea production in... Read More
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 - 10:30
Chinese exports have seen their sharpest drop in almost seven years, adding to concerns over the health of the world's second largest economy.Exports dropped... Read More
Monday, 07 March 2016 - 13:29
The UK will be affected by the euro area whether it votes to stay in or leave the EU, according to former Bank of England boss Mervyn King.Lord King said... Read More
Friday, 04 March 2016 - 9:48
Domino's Pizza has revealed what it describes as "excellent" results for last year, driven primarily by the growth in its digital sales.
The company also... Read More
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 8:35
Scientists said today, that as sea levels rise, threatening cities from New York to Shanghai, the economic damage will increase even faster.Extreme floods... Read More
Friday, 26 February 2016 - 8:34
Beijing has overtaken New York as the city with the highest number of billionaires for the first time, a new report by China-based firm Hurun says.A total... Read More
Thursday, 25 February 2016 - 11:07
Apple boss Tim Cook has hit back at the FBI over the handling of a court order to help unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook.Mr... Read More