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Sensex, Nifty hit record highs as early trends hint at NDA win

The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied nearly 800 points and the NSE Nifty soared over 200 points to hit their respective record highs in early...

India Inc already has a wishlist for Narendra Modi’s second term as prime minister

India Inc Thursday expressed hope that a stable government at the centre will boost growth in the country and lead to higher foreign fund...

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee firmer

Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a third straight session on Tuesday (21), moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit last...

Sri Lanka likely to miss FY growth target after Easter bombings: junior minister

Sri Lanka is unlikely to hit its full-year economic growth target of 3-4 per cent following the Easter Sunday bombings, junior finance minister Eran...

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee steady

Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a second straight session on Friday (17), moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit earlier...

Asian health warning as heart disease deaths rise

by LAUREN CODLING BRITISH ASIANS should “take responsibility for their health”, a medical expert has urged, as it was revealed that deaths related to heart...

Sri Lanka stocks, rupee fall as sectarian violence pushes investors away

Sri Lankan shares slumped 1.6 per cent on Tuesday (14), extending their falls into a ninth session and closing at their lowest in more than...

Beleaguered Sri Lanka gets £126.66m IMF cash after long delay

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday (14) released a long-delayed loan instalment to Sri Lanka, providing financial relief to a government still reeling from the Easter Sunday...

Sri Lanka’s 2019 growth to hit 18-year low after Easter bombings: Reuters poll

Sri Lanka's economic growth is expected to slump to a near-two-decade low this year, a Reuters poll showed, as tourism, foreign investment and overall...

Sri Lanka stocks hover near 6-1/2-year closing low; rupee up

Sri Lankan shares extended falls into a fifth session on Wednesday (8) and closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years on shattered investor...