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Secure Cash

Peoples Leasing Company is coming out with a Rs. 500 mn debt paper, backed by an SL A rating from Fitch Ratings Lanka Ltd.rnrn ThernLease Backed …

In A Spot

Sri Lankans are still keen to keep the peace process intact, though the rising cost of living still troubles the voting public, as the country heads …

Cry For Peace

His conflict with the president may have pushed Sri Lanka into early elections on April, 2, but Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says he would …

Waiting Game

The Banks country director, Peter Harrold, said the relatively peaceful run-up to the April 2 vote had been a blessing, but an outbreak of …

Staff Takeover

Local money broking fraternity saw some activity this week with an established firm opting for a joint partner, while another opened shop to expand …

Taming The Tiger

Sri Lankas political groups enter next weeks elections vowing to bring the Tamil Tigers back to the table, but the parties are poles apart on how to …

Victim Of Peace

The man who is seeking re-election as Sri Lankas prime minister at April 2 polls halted an ethnic war raging for decades, but his handling of the …

Crouching Tiger

Sri Lankas elusive Tamil Tiger supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran is not a candidate at next weeks elections, but he could end up calling the shots in …

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 …