Economy & Markets

Greenlight

The Colombo Stock Exchanges debt trading system is likely to take off this month, giving smalltime investors closer access to the government debt market.Seylan …

On Track

Central Bank said GDP growth was on track to meet annual target of 5.5 percent this year but warned that political instability and progress on peace would be …

Third Opinion

So far, the bank has mandated Fitch Ratings Inc. to give Sri Lanka its first country rating. Fitch was selected for its local presence through Fitch Ratings …

Steady Run

The Central Bank, Wednesday, left growth projections of 5.5 percent for 2003 intact, but warned that key structural reforms had to go ahead to maintain the …

Hurry Up

The United States asked top Sri Lankan politicians to hurry up and sort out their differences, as the ongoing political impasse is hurting the peace process.US …

New Blood

Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka is tapping the local debt market to raise up to Rs. 200 mn to fuel its expansion programme.rnrnrnrnrnrnNew Page 1rnrnrnrnrn …

Mock Runs

The Central Bank plans to start mock runs for scripless trading on government securities next week after parliament approved the legislative amendments.Deputy …

Its A Wrap

Upcoming debt market specialist, National Wealth Corp. wrapped up a complex debt-restructuring deal for the governments supermarket chain.rnrnrnrnrnrnNew Page …

Leg Up

The Sri Lankan rupee is on course for a firmer footing against the US dollar, despite recent political cross currents that have shaken the currency.After …

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