Economy & Markets

Bigger Cushion

Primary Dealers in government debt were asked to raise their capital this month as the Central bank tried to strengthen the dealer network.The new regulations …

Big Catch

The Ministry of Fisheries is pushing for new infrastructure to harbour foreign vessels fishing in international waters off Sri Lanka. Thernproposal along with …

Home Loans

The Urban Development Authority (UDA) is drawing plans to raise money from the local financial market for a mega housing project in the Colombo area. The total …

Smooth Run

The Central Bank quote s new money market auction started off on Monday, with the bank offering and accepted bids for Rs. 6 bn at 9.26 percent.Earlier, dealers …

Open Sesame

The Central Bank will start open market operations for the money market on Monday. The market friendly move will give the Central Bank a new monetary policy …

Small Mercies

The Central Bank said Friday, that inflation measured by the Colombo Consumer Price Index for February dropped 1.1 percent over January to 3423.1.Central Bank …

Rough Times

The Central Bank has issued a draft guideline to allow primary dealers to transact in derivative instruments.The guidelines include limits for credit risks and …

New Wicket

The Asia Capital Group on Monday disposed its shareholding in its associated company, Capital Alliance Ltd., for Rs. 36 mn.Capital Alliance which specialises …

SWAP Talk

The Primary Dealers Association is meeting industry experts on Tue. to discuss ways to promote interest rates swaps and forward rate agreements.Talks by …

Signals Up

The ADB expects Sri Lanka will clock in a 5 percent growth in 2003, building on the back of renewed economic stability and a global recovery in the second half …

Going Home

Two projects, initiated by the Urban Development Authority (UDA) will add 15,500 new low and middle income homes in the western province. rn rnThe homes will …

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