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Saving A Dynasty

For Sri Lankas President Chandrika Kumaratunga running the country is like a family business, but she is taking a gamble at next weeks snap election …

Tough Run

NatWealth Corp., says the fund misappropriation allegations in the State media are politically motivated, baseless and a distortion on facts.The …

Early Leave

The Central Bank says it will issue Rs. 2 bn worth of treasury bills to the debt market as part of its borrowing programme for April.Of the Rs. …

Hedging Bets

Singer (Sri Lanka) Ltd secured a SL A credit rating from Fitch Ratings Lanka for its upcoming four-year Rs. 400 mn unsecured redeemable debenture …

Safe Mode

The Central Bank bought Rs. 4.4 bn worth treasury bills on Wednesday by driving rates down marginally.The bank said the money was needed to improve …

Splitting Hairs

Despite a slew of recent opinion polls showing a significant lack of confidence in the UNF running of the economy, the party believes a societal …

Animal Instinct

Sri Lankas political stage is a muddle of fish, eagles, trishaws, trees, mammoties, electric bulbs, coconuts and many more, all convinced they could …

Sorry Reverend

A second pre-poll survey by the Center for Policy Alternatives found that 64 per cent of Sri Lankans prefer the clergy out of politics, with only 27 …

Checkmate

Moves by DFCC Bank to invest in National Wealth Corp. were put on hold following defamatory reports by the state media on Tuesday.NatWealth, which is …

Bad Luck

The Mahapola Trust Fund and GTECH filed a counter case in courts Tuesday to fight a fundamental rights petition against the launch of its online …

Sugar Free

The UNF threatened to reduce import duties on commodities, starting with sugar, if local traders start hoarding goods to increase prices. rnThe …

Seeing Red

The Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is marrying its past with the present, to give the party its first significant political victory next …

Redialing

The telecom watchdog is taking a second look at the controversial Caller Party Pays (CPP) tariffs, this time taking account of its implications to …

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 …