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
Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 8:30
The Census of Public and Semi Government Sector Employment will be conducted by the Department of Census and Statistics today covering the entire Country... Read More
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 8:47
The pomegranate cultivations under the ‘fruit villages’ is successful, the Department of Agriculture said.
Pomegranates were planted in several... Read More
Friday, 11 November 2016 - 8:12
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) in March next year, Bangladesh's Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed assured.
He made this... Read More
Thursday, 10 November 2016 - 8:32
Asian stock markets bounced back strongly in early Thursday trading, following Donald Trump’s victory speech. Media stocks were also up, but less... Read More
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 - 11:15
Prices of fish has dropped sharply following the high yield around the island, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development stated.
A... Read More
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 - 8:52
The Department of Agriculture has taken steps to grow green grams in abandoned paddy fields.
It stated that a quick harvest can be taken through this... Read More
Monday, 31 October 2016 - 9:00
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
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 - 9:51
Low-country tea harvest is stabilizing, Sri Lanka Tea Board said.
The harvest dropped by 40 per cent due to the dry climatic conditions that were prevailing... Read More
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - 8:37
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
Friday, 21 October 2016 - 8:48
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
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 10:30
Sri Lankan shares edged lower with the benchmark Colombo stock index at 6,469.41.
Turnover stood at 85 million rupees.