alt text

Policy rates kept steady as price pressure seen easing

Money supply still runs high as banks accumulate net foreign assets  Private credit conundrum... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

Glyphosate ban set to brew up trouble for Lankan tea exports

Tea Board chief says Lankan tea exports may face restriction due to use of alternative chemicals  Unauthorized... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

Japan’s SBI to acquire 20% of Wealth Trust Securities

Tokyo-based SBI Holdings has entered into an agreement to acquire 20 percent of the shares of Sri... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

SL mulls introducing new monetary law to streamline CB’s functions

PM says new monetary law will have CB focusing on essential items Yet to surface whether new... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

Red clay roof tiles in high demand as asbestos ban looms

Minister Rishad Bathiudeen (centre) felicitated by Managing Director/CEO of Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

Lankan-born venture capitalist raises US $ 600mn in IPO for tech investments

Sri Lankan-born Chamath Palihapitiya, the founder of the venture-capital firm Social Capital, has launched... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

Exports as economic growth driver coming to an end: economist

Former UNCTAD chief urges Lankan policymakers to rebalance external demand vs. domestic consumption In... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

Sri Lanka’s Google Loon dream still alive, says Harin

  By Chandeepa Wettasinghe The Google Loon dream of the current government is still... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

PM delivers harsh wake-up call to private sector

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe presents a memento to Google Cloud India Country Head Mohit... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment
alt text

FTA talks steaming ahead: Malik

Says five rounds of talks completed with India and Singapore After China and Singapore, FTA... 


Posted in Business Features
| Leave a comment