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Price Hiccups

Though GST was charged at 12.5 per cent and NSL at a nominal rate of 6.5 per cent the effective rate was around 21 per cent. rnrnUnder VAT the …

Exports Award

There will be more focus on value added exporters. rnrnAwards will be given for Traditional Agriculture, Non-traditional agriculture, value added …

Nobly Curve

Central Bank officials say that an initial Rs. 5 bn worth 10 or 12-year bonds will hit the market soon. rnrnThe bank expects long term investors like …

Exp.Aug05

Sri Lanka Telecom quote s (SLT) Japanese partner Nippon Telephone & Telegraph Co. has asked its employees to leave Sri Lanka this weekend, after …

Hello There

The telecom sector will see sweeping reforms shortly including the liberalisation of international gateway as well as access to new entrants to both …

Extended Debt

Superintendent Public Debt, Dharma Dheerasinghe told journalists that the bank hopes to offer around Rs. 5 bn at the initial issue. rnrnThe issue is …

Green Money

Assistant to the Governor, W A Wijewardene says Cabinet approval has been sought to raise the five-year issue, which will form of the government …

Southern Tip

Tuesday quote s auction saw yields for two, three and four years come under the hammer. rnrnThe bank offered and accepted Rs. 2.000 bn two-year notes …

Safety Net

A key component of the safety net is an unemployment insurance scheme for laid off workers. rnThis would supplement the compensation given by the …

Rainy Day Funds

This is one of two pieces of legislation that are coming before parliament in the next few weeks, laying the groundwork for an eventual re-haul of …