Economy & Markets

Picking Up

The bank said the deficit in January had shrunk to US$ 131 mn from US$ 228 mn in the same month a year ago. rnPresenting its growth-oriented budget last week, …

Looking South

As part of its efforts to deepen the debt market, Ceylinco Shriram Securities Ltd opened its sixth regional office in Matara today. rn rnThe firm is targeting …

Squeezing Out

In a letter to the Central Bank, the Primary Dealers Association says the killer tax of 0.1 percent is threatening money market and gilt-edge securities …

Moving On

The reversal comes after the bank raised the reverse repo rate by 10 basis points on Thursday in line with the bank quote s new policy of making regular …

Jeremy Here

Carter was in the island early last month to carry out a review of the government fiscal performance that will lead to the release of the next US$ 30 mn …

Do Or Die

ldblquote Some of you will benefit, some won quote t, some will have to close down, but the country quote s economy will flourish as a result of the efficient …

DEX Exchange

The Colombo Stock Exchange quote s (CSE) is putting the finishing touches to its long awaited debt trading system, which is due to make its debut next

North Bound

rnWith investor interest in the area perking up, development projects are beginning to get underway with road rehabilitation and water/sanitation projects, …

Act Now

Ajantha Madurapperum also called for proactive measures to prevent a liquidity shortfall in the festive month of April. rnrnThe Central Bank cut its discount …

Tall Order

The accord sets out specific time bound targets including detailed mechanism to monitor progress and also represents ADB quote s long-term commitment to Sri …

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