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Sri Lanka rupee recovers from seven-month closing low; stocks slip

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed slightly firmer on Friday (30), snapping three straight sessions of losses and recovering from a seven-month closing low hit in...

IMF says Lanka’s economy recovering from Easter Sunday attacks, projects 3.7 pc GDP growth...

The IMF has said that Sri Lanka’s economy is gradually recovering from Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in 2019 with GDP growth projected at 3.7...

CSE recovers from two-week low on block trade; rupee slips

Shares snapped a four-session losing streak to end tad firmer on Wednesday (26) on block trading of select shares, bouncing back from a two-week...

Human rights chief condemns Sri Lanka for pardoning army officer who killed Tamil civilians

The UN Human Rights chief has condemned the pardoning and release of a former Sri Lankan army officer sentenced to death for killing eight...

Sri Lanka in talks with India, Japan to build container terminal in Colombo

Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with India and Japan to construct a container terminal at the port in Colombo, next to a Chinese...

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker on importer dollar demand; stocks down

The Sri Lankan rupee ended weaker on Tuesday (10) due to importer dollar demand, but market sources said remittances ahead of the traditional new...

Pay firefighting bill before leaving, Sri Lanka tells stricken oil tanker

Sri Lanka will not allow a Panamanian-registered oil tanker stricken off its coast to leave its waters until the vessel's owners pay a $2 million fire-fighting...

Sri Lanka to take legal action against tanker’s owner after fire

SRI LANKA will take legal action against the owner of the oil supertanker that caught fire on Thursday (3) as there is a large...

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...

India, Sri Lanka pledges to deepen defence and trade ties

INDIA AND SRI LANKA have agreed to deepen their overall defence and trade ties as well as expansion of existing cooperation in several key...