Economy & Markets

Reality Check

Treasury Bond yields touched 8.06 percent at this weeks auction for paper maturing in 316 days.The yield is slightly above one-year treasury bill notes which …

Short Respite

Treasury Bill yields fell by 200 basis points at Wednesdays auction due to excess liquidity in the money market and less pressure on short-term interest …

Freak Day

The freak accident occurred during a jungle training exercise at Maduru Oya in eastern Sri Lanka Tuesday, officials said. rn rn They said one of the soldiers …

Quick Thinking

The Central Bank will raise nine billion rupees worth of shorter maturity bonds next month to ease the current interest rate pressures.The new issues which are …

Water Tight

The US government unveiled its new US$ 50 note on Tuesday designed with enhanced security features to beat counterfeiting.rn rnrn rnThe New US$ 50 bill rnrnrn …

Clean Slate

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) says it is ready to work with the Alliance government on a clean slate and support issues in Parliament on a case-by-case basis. …

Just Out

The vote to elect the speaker to the new Parliament closed minutes ago, with initial reports indicating the race between the two key candidates was neck and …

Second Call

Voting for the speaker of Sri Lankas new parliament ended in a tie between candidates put up by the minority government and the opposition, an official said, …

Halt

The second vote has reportedly come to a standstill as Alliance MPs lounge in the centres of the Chamber in protest to UNP members revealing their vote to …

Restart

The second round vote recommenced in Parliament today, after temporarily being help up by Alliance MPs in protest to UNP members revealing their vote to party …

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