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Mobile Edge

Mobitel unveiled its ambitious plans and its new logo that will battle the elements to capture over one million customers before 2005. Mobitel …

Rating Call

The Central Bank plans to hire Fitch Ratings International to give a sovereign rating for the countrys debt. A sovereign rating serves as an …

Growing Strong

The economy is expected to overshoot its initial year-end estimate of 5.5 percent as benefits of a 19-month ceasefire kick in.The Central Bank said …

Knock Knock

The Ceylon Hotels Corp. (CHC) is knocking on the Treasurys door for a Rs. 59 mn loan to upgrade its properties.Part of the funds will also be …

Large Hands

HSBC says its Sri Lankan operation has successfully raised funds for the government this year, including a US$ 33 mn long-term loan to develop the …

Product Dev

SAP, a leading business software solutions provider is stepping up its presence locally to face, what company officials say is an upcoming leap in …

Spot Hopping

For many like Peter Berkley, a lquote visiting consultant on assignment to Sri Lanka, access to the internet meant hooking up his laptop with a phone …

Bateys Magic

Batey, a top regional public relations company, is to take over the state tourism promotion agency early next year. The company singled out by the …

Health Check

The insurance regulator is studying the possibility of setting up a National Health Insurance scheme that could cover the islands entire …

Nexi Monday

The US$ 100 mn loan to the government arranged through Citibank NA, will come into the Treasury quote s coffers next Monday.The treasury is expected …

Money Money

Central Bank has started issuing Central Bank securities to check reserve money growth, as its own supplies of treasury bills dwindle away.ldblquote …

Wider Net

The governments privatisation arm is throwing its doors open to the local investment banking community to help them out as financial advisors for …