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SL shares closes high


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

Lime prices hits record levels


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

IMF chief convicted over payout


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

Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals increase


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

SL shares ends slightly higher


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

Prices of fish see a sharp drop


Prices of fish has dropped sharply following the high yield around the island, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development stated. A... Read More

UPS gives Boeing's 'Queen' a reprieve


Boeing's "Queen of the Skies" won a reprieve Thursday as UPS said it would buy as many as 28 747-8 freighters, a lifeline for the venerable jumbo jet. The... Read More

EU-Canada free trade deal 'not dead'


Canada and the European Union say they remain hopeful a landmark free trade deal can go ahead despite three Belgian regions led by Wallonia blocking it.European... Read More

SL shares end weak


Sri Lankan shares ended weak yesterday with the benchmark index of the Colombo Stock Exchange ending 0.03 percent or 2.03 points lower at 6,442.36. Turnover... Read More

SL shares closes low


Sri Lankan shares edged lower with the benchmark Colombo stock index at 6,469.41. Turnover stood at 85 million rupees.   Read More

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