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Supreme Court directs Monetary Board to submit repayment plan in GK case

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May 18, 2015 03:10 pm

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday directed the Monetary Board of the Central Bank (CB) to submit a repayment plan on June 4, for the consideration of depositors to arrive at...


Colombo bourse shows early gains

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May 18, 2015 10:43 am

Colombo equities on Monday started on a bullish momentum, but analysts said it will be highly volatile as the day wears on, owing mainly to the uncertain political setting. The ...


Top stock investor Dilith Jayaweera questioned by special police unit

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May 14, 2015 02:47 pm

  One time powerful Sri Lankan stock market investor Dilith Jayaweera was being questioned on Thursday at the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) now over allege...


Colombo shares show mixed results in early trade

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May 14, 2015 10:55 am

  The Colombo Bourse started on a high note during early trading hours on Thursday, however the indices were mixed by 10.45 am with index heavy shares losing price, analyst...


Colombo shares lose despite drop in T-bill yields

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May 13, 2015 06:00 pm

Colombo stock market witnessed negative returns on Wednesday despite the continued drop in T-bill yields for the ninth consecutive week, with analysts saying that the political hap...


All Golden Key depositors to be paid in full within a year, Govt. promises

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May 13, 2015 02:20 pm

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake gave an undertaking on behalf of the government on Wednesday, to repay the deposits of all Golden Key depositors numbering around 7,200 within on...


Supreme Court dismisses FR case against Central Bank Governor

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May 13, 2015 11:53 am

A fundamental rights petition seeking a more comprehensive investigation against Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran over a controversial Treasury bond issue, was dismissed by ...


Colombo shares see early gains with marginal returns

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May 12, 2015 10:35 am

Colombo equity market started Tuesday’s operations on a positive note where both counters witnessed marginal returns, with analysts saying that it will swing between gains and lo...


NDB & DFCC boards say MOU to merge terminated

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May 11, 2015 02:38 pm

As exclusively reported by The Sunday Times, the proposed DFCC and NDB merger is off, a statement by the two banks said to the Colombo Stock Exchange on Monday. It said that the...


Finance Minister Ravi says to sue former President over Lankaputra Bank allegations

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May 11, 2015 01:20 pm

Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake on Monday announced plans to sue former President Mahinda Rajapaksa over defamatory statements pertaining to Lankaputra Development Ba...


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The cast of Silent Hands recently presented Ric Robinson’s Asymmetry, a story of human relationships that ...

'Superman' star Margot Kidder dead at 69

Margot Kidder, best known for her role as Lois Lane in the "Superman" films of the 1970s and 80s, has di...

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