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Ceylon Chamber to partner universities for commercial arena

/ Friday, 3 May 2013 02:38

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce plans to conduct a workshop entitled: ‘Forging partnerships with Universities in the Commercial arena’ ...


Pelwatte Sugar delays Rs. 306 m Rights pending Bill

/ Friday, 4 November 2011 14:43

Pelwatte Sugar Industries Plc said today it was delaying the Rs. 306 million Rights Issue until the outcome of the proposed Expropriation Bill/Act. T...


PLC's Rs. 7 b IPO oversubscribed

/ Thursday, 3 November 2011 15:38

  People's Leasing Company's (PLC) Rs. 7 billion Initial Public Offering (IPO) has been oversubscribed today the official opening d...


SEC Director General Malik Cader moving out

/ Wednesday, 2 November 2011 14:31

  The Director General of SEC Malik Cader is moving out to the Finance Ministry to take up a senior advisory role. The move follows pressure fr...


Today's Columnists

Brexit success and the response of universities

29 June 2016

 W.A. Wijewardena in his Daily FT column on 27 June questions whether the UK Universities and the research sector is the biggest casualty in the aftermath of Brexit. Apart from the financial implications, if Brexit is a sign of a trend toward...


Brexit worsens external economic environment for Sri Lanka

29 June 2016

  The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) following the referendum of Brexit – abbreviation of British exit – last Friday has created ripples in global markets. The British Pound fell to its lowest level sin...


The two trillion dollar earthquake! What next?

29 June 2016

Friday 24 June saw the global markets rumbling and initially seeing two trillion dollars wiped off within hours as a result of the Brexit news sent shockwaves around the world. This was the magnitude of the decision taken by 52% of UK voters to le...


Soft exit strategy for silent old guard, while our young republican watchdogs bay for blood

29 June 2016

  The silent treatment   It’s the clever young man who writes a column for another newspaper who made me realise for the first time what’s really wrong. He was so clear and trés articulate that ...


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