Economy & Markets

In Use

Sri Lankas aid utilisation recorded an all time high of nearly US$ 1bn for 2003 and came close to forecast targets despite a politically volatile year that …

Trade off

The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Sri Lanka is looking to be the latest casualty of the political uncertainty that …

Dont Worry

The UNF government is upbeat of romping back to power with the promise of peace and economic prosperity, despite being caught behind by the President, a senior …

Dissolved

President Chandrika Kumaratunga dissolved parliament late Saturday, calling for a snap poll on April 2, to break the bitter political deadlock.Parliamentary …

Marching Up

Treasury bill yields continued to tick upwards with three-month paper gaining by seven basis points at Tuesdays auction, the Central Bank said Tuesday.The bank …

Be Good

Central Bank, Governor A. S. Jayawardena said foreign exchange market should take a longer-term view of the rupee and avoid aberrant behavior.The governor said …

Maiden Run

The Central Bank will start issuing its maiden batch government treasuries in scripless form this week, allowing the market to settle their transactions …

Aid Ok

The international community will detach part of the US$ 4.5 billion in aid committed to rebuild Sri Lanka from progress with the peace process. Japanese …

Secure Funds

Asian Finance Ltd has raised Rs. 100 mn by securitising its future cash receivables to fund its working capital.Structured and placed by National Wealth Corp …

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