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Friday, 17 Sep 2021





New CB Governor Nivard Cabraal predicts 5% growth in 2021

Newly appointed Central Bank Governor Nivard Cabraal yesterday said a 5% growth for 2021 was likely to be a reality with

50 minute ago

Moody’s Investors Service says SL foreign reserves are still low.

In a report, Moody’s Investors Service said that on 10 September, Sri Lanka published details of its foreign currency (F

52 minute ago

EU delegation to visit Sri Lanka for talks on GSP+ concessions

A delegation of the European Union is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka on September 27, the Foreign Secretary Admiral (Prof.

52 minute ago

US delivers $40 Million to support small businesses and empower SL Women

The United States provided $40 million in financing to SDB Bank in order to bolster Sri Lanka’s Small and Medium sized E

53 minute ago

ComBank and CBB promote export opportunities to Britain

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon in collaboration with the Council for Business with Britain (CBB) recently conducted a fre

55 minute ago

Sri Lanka rejects external mechanism to solve the internal issues

Sri Lanka has rejected any external mechanism to solve the internal issues of Sri Lanka as there was no need for such a

57 minute ago

Garlic scam comes to light after sugar and coconut oil swindles

Even before the 16 billion rupee sugar scam had melted on the public tongue, the spectre of a horrific health scare had

16 Sep 2021

Hambantota Port inks deals with more than 30 countries

The Hambantota Port has signed deals with more than 30 countries as it looks to promote its operations globally.

16 Sep 2021

Ravinatha Aryasinha retires from public service

The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States of America Ravinatha P. Aryasinha has retired from public service.

16 Sep 2021

Sri Lanka Unveils a road map to ensure economic stability soon

Sri Lanka’ will soon unveil a roadmap to ensure economic and financial stability as the nation faces depleted foreign ex

16 Sep 2021

Sri Lanka urged to carry out urgent economic reforms

Sri Lanka has been urged to carry out urgent and credible economic reforms to create a stable environment to emerge from

16 Sep 2021

EU expresses regret over govt’s decision to not support UN framework

The European Union (EU) has expressed its regret over the decision of the Sri Lankan Government to no longer support the

15 Sep 2021

Sri Lanka Capital Alliance enters Bangladesh

Capital Alliance (CAL) has entered Bangladesh, becoming the first JV entity to receive the Trading Right Entitlement Cer

15 Sep 2021


EU helps over 2,370 returnee families in North, East build better lives

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka and its partners successfully concluded a European Union (EU) funded project in the North

12 Aug 2021

Techno Park to be established in the Uva province

A Techno Park is to be established in the Uva province to strengthen the regional ecosystem through technology innovatio

12 Aug 2021

Sri Lanka braces for a global biotechnology boom

Sri Lanka is bracing for a global biotechnology boom as the Government spearheads key initiatives with private sector pa

11 Aug 2021

Team of foreign experts investigate damage to marine environment

The X-Press Pearl ship blaze, the subsequent sea pollution disaster and the damage caused to the marine environment are

18 Jun 2021


Israel Aerospace Industries reactivates Sri LankanAir force Kfir fleet

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) recently signed a contract, worth USD $50 million with Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Defense

20 Jul 2021

Sri Lanka establishes submarine cable protection framework

Sri Lanka has established a submarine cable protection and resilience framework, the Foreign Ministry said.

20 Jul 2021

Current financial situation becomes bristle making IMF only hope

Sri Lanka’s current financial situation was bristling even before the Covid -19 has thrown its third blow on the country

20 Jul 2021

LAUGFS and Litro merger to become public money wasting venture

The Government’s plan to merge LAUGFS Gas and the state-owned Litro Gas Company under one banner will lead towards injec

01 Jun 2021

Sri Lanka popularises Cinnamon in Oman after exploring Vietnam market

Sri Lanka is to popularise Cinnamon in Oman following its successful campaign in Vietnam some times back amidst its stru

29 May 2021

EU provides emergency relief to flood victims in Sri Lanka

Following the devastating floods which struck Sri Lanka in mid-May, the European Commission is providing €80,000 (close

29 May 2021




BRS Weekly Report - 30.04.2021

BRS Weekly Report - 30.04.2021

03 May 2021

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19 Apr 2021

BRS Weekly Report - 09.04.2021

BRS Weekly Report - 09.04.2021

11 Apr 2021

Trader’s Daily Digest - 07.04.2021

Trader’s Daily Digest - 07.04.2021

08 Apr 2021


Sri Lanka stock market gains momentum with John Keels trading

Sri Lanka stock market has gained momentum once again as stocks jumped 1.6 percent yesterday to a more than three-week h

25 Mar 2021

CSE further dragged down. Operations dropped twice today

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has met with a major drop-down today (11), indicating a fall in the S&P SL20 index more

17 Feb 2021


Sri Lanka’s Manufacturing and Services improved in June

Manufacturing and Services activities improved in June as per the statistics and data compiled by the Central Bank.

21 Jul 2021

Finance Ministry dispels Moody’s downgrade of Sri Lanka ratings

Sri Lanka has disputed a warning by Moody’s Investors Services that it may further downgrade the island’s sovereign rati

21 Jul 2021

Exchange rates CBSL 03.05.2021

Exchange rates CBSL 03.05.2021

03 May 2021

mCash partners with UnionPay International

SLT-MOBITEL’s revolutionary mobile money platform, mCash, which is transforming the country’s electronic payments landsc

21 Apr 2021