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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

Puttalam cane industry threatened

The Puttalam cane industry is facing severe economic difficulties as a result of a shortage in canes. Meanwhile, Wildlife officials have asked the people... Read More

SL shares closes high

Sri Lankan stocks has ended high with the benchmark index of the Colombo Stok Exchange being recorded at 6, 4783.29. Turnover stood at 895.8 million rupees. Read More

Lime prices hike

Lime prices has hiked with a kilo being sold at a price between Rs. 700- 750. A lime is currently Rs. 20- 30. Increase in prices is due to the scarcity... Read More

SL Shares edges up

Sri Lankan shares has edged up yesterday with the benchmark Colombo stock index ending at 6,451.61. Foreign investors net bought 28.9 million rupees worth... Read More

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