CB extends suspension of primary dealership of Pan Asia Bank

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, acting in terms of the Regulations made under the Registered Stock and Securities Ordinance...

Economic Summit to look at Vision 2025

The session titled “Turnaround; Shifting Gear from Slow to Fast Track”  which is to be held at Cinnamon Grand on 13th September from 11.30am...

Sri Lanka in talks with China to tap panda bond market

Sri Lanka is in talks with China to tap the panda bond market, Central Bank Governor Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy said. Speaking at a media briefing...

SriLankan appoints new Group Chief Operating and Finance Officer

Vipula Gunatilleka has been appointed as the Group Chief Operating and Finance Officer of SriLankan Airlines effective 1st August 2018, the Airline said today. Gunatilleka in...

Moody’s affirms Sri Lanka’s B1 rating, maintains negative outlook

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today affirmed the Government of Sri Lanka's foreign currency issuer and senior unsecured ratings at B1 and maintained the...

Maldives Showcase takes 40 local ventures to Sri Lanka

A total of 40 local ventures have geared up to represent their respective services at Maldives Showcase fair at neighboring Sri Lanka. Endorsed by Maldives...

Sri Lanka and Thai trade bodies sign deal to enhance bilateral trade

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce with a view to build a dependable, pragmatic, and advantageous relationship and to establish friendly and cordial relations between...

China involved in almost 40% of Sri Lankan construction projects

Chinese firms are involved in almost 40% of construction projects in Sri Lanka, the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIoB) said today. President of the Ceylon Institute of...

Apartments only 1.7% of Colombo’s living units

Contrary to popular perception, apartments currently account for only 1.7 per cent of Colombo’s residential facilities despite the scarcity of land to cater to...

Sri Lanka negotiating “comprehensive” FTA with China

Sri Lanka says it is negotiating comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with China and India, Asia Pacific Daily reported. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera noted that...

Bandara Jayathilake, Senior Executive Vice President of SME Banking at Nations Trust Bank speaks...

Elaborating on the Small and Medium Enterprises Sector of Sri Lanka,Senior Executive Vice President – SME Banking at Nations Trust Bank, Bandara Jayathilake discusses...

Sri Lanka rupee hits new record low of 161.00 vs USD

Sri Lanka’s stock and money markets got off to a slow start Monday with rupee dropping to a new low of 161.00 against the...

Sri Lanka promotes homestay operators with loan scheme

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) announced the launch of a loan scheme for homestay operators across the country, in line with the...

Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018 to be held in September

Sri Lanka's foremost economic event –  “Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018”, organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka’s premier business chamber, is...

SLTDA signs MoU with S4IG to ensure inclusive growth of tourism sector in four...

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Skills for Inclusive Growth (S4IG), an initiative by the Australian Government’s...

ACCA hosts discussion on BRI and importance to Sri Lanka

The Belt and Road initiative (BRI) is currently one of the largest trade and investment themes and is a huge opportunity for many industries...

Sri Lankan equities attract interest of wider international audience

Investment flows from the Scandinavian region to the Sri Lankan stock market have made a noteworthy improvement in recent years, where inward investments have...

WCIC begins search for Sri Lankan women entrepreneurs

The Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce (WCIC), announced the launch of ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017' Awards Ceremony’ at an event held...

Facebook to empower youth and entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka

Facebook’s global ‘Boost Your Business’ program is now available for the youth and entrepreneurs of Sri Lanka. Recognizing the potential of the country’s small business...

Guangxi to host exhibition in Sri Lanka to promote trade

An exhibition is to be staged in Sri Lanka to promote trade between Guangxi, China and Sri Lanka. The exhibition aims to build a platform...