Economy & Markets

Green Eye

Denying news reports of supporting a split in the Tamil Tigers, the United States on Wed. pledged US$ 600,000 in assistance to help election monitoring …

Trouble?

Tamil Tiger guerrillas have begun pouring fighters along a district border in northeastern Sri Lanka, heightening fears of a showdown with renegades, the rival …

Too Vague

The Freedom Alliance unveiled its manifesto promising to stop the tide of privatisations most of which were initiated by the previous PA administration, a …

IMF Oomph

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told the government to build on the progress made so far to reactivate a low interest long-term loan while a policy …

What A Mess!

The PA-JVP led United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) plans to change the countrys economic policy agenda to keep in line with its ideology of a mixed economy, …

No. No? No!

The Freedom Alliance says it will ldblquote stop the privatization of national resources and public institutions and make them to play an important role in the …

Q & A

UNF officials claim the Alliances campaign is dominated by the JVP agenda even allowing them to dominate the partys economic policies.rn rnThis, the UNF says …

What Next?

With less than three weeks to go to D-day on April 2, the political options of the average Sri Lankan are increasing by the day with more political newbies …

Comfort Zone

The Central Bank left its key short-term rates unchanged on Thursday, a sign that it was business as usual despite a snap poll and a hike in the domestic …

Flat Outlook

Treasury rates remained flat at this weeks auction ahead of Central Banks monthly monetary policy announcement on Friday.Market players are not expecting the …

Trade-In

Singer Sri Lanka plans to retire some its short-term borrowings with a Rs. 400 mn four-year debenture issue coming out in March. Singer is keen to reduce its …

Nordic Support

Scandinavian truce monitors held talks with Sri Lankas Tamil Tigers as a rift within the rebel leadership threatened to undermine an already fragile ceasefire, …

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