Thursday 17th April 2014

Nations Trust Bank opens sixth Nations business centre in Ratnapura

Published : 12:23 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  1 Comment  |  685 views  |  

With the objective of supporting the small and medium enterprises in the country, Nations Trust Bank PLC added another one stop shop for SMEs in Ratnapura with the opening of their sixth Nations business centre recently.  Read More →


PLC recognises outstanding performance at the Premier Awards 2012

Published : 12:22 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  475 views  |  

People’s Leasing Company (PLC) recently hosted the ‘Premier Awards 2012,’ a glamorous evening held for their staff at Blue Waters, Wadduwa for the 13th consecutive year. Over 400 members representing the teams attended the event, primarily the branch staff members and the corporate management teams led by Mr. D.P. Kumarage, CEO/GM.  Read More →


NDB Capital Holdings profits surge 287%

Published : 12:20 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  1 Comment  |  315 views  |  

NDB Capital Holdings PLC (NCAP) posted strong third quarter results recording a net profitability of Rs. 206.9 million at the company level. This was almost a threefold jump in profitability compared to a net profit of Rs. 53.4 million recorded during the same quarter the previous year.  Read More →


Amãna Takaful upbeat on third quarter results

Published : 12:20 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  252 views  |  

Amãna Takaful PLC (ATPLC) recorded an impressive growth of 26% for the nine months to September 2012, well above the industry average of 12.2%. The company’s performance in terms of total Gross Written Premium (GWP) of Rs. 1,151.5 million up to September 2012 compares with Rs. 913.6 million in the same period of 2011. The General insurance business accounted for Rs. 891.0 million, growing significantly at 28.5% over the comparative period in 2011.  Read More →


Overnight liquidity increases above Rs.8 b for the first time in two months

Published : 12:19 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  528 views  |  

By Wealth Trust Securities Money market liquidity on an overnight basis increased considerably yesterday as Central Bank conducted a repo auction to drain Rs.9.085 billion from the system at a weighted average of 9.32%.  Read More →


Ceylinco Life launches Sri Lanka’s first online Life insurance plan

Published : 12:19 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Financial Services  |  Leave a Comment  |  765 views  |  

Sri Lanka’s first online Life insurance plan, which can be applied for and purchased entirely via the internet, has been launched by Ceylinco Life, establishing yet another industry milestone.  Read More →


eZ Travel and Dialog ink deal to serve tourists from UK

Published : 12:18 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  722 views  |  

eZ Travel and Dialog recently inked an agreement to provide travel solutions for tourists arriving from the United Kingdom. Under the agreement tourists can now pick up a Dialog SIM card from the eZ Travel Centre in UK and use the connection upon arrival at BIA.  Read More →


Sparkling Christmas in all of 150 Softlogic stores countrywide

Published : 12:17 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  616 views  |  

Softlogic is spreading a sparkling Christmas in all its 150 outlets countrywide this festive season. The company said it is the season for joyous giving with the best brands worldwide such as Panasonic, Samsung, Candy, Russell Hobbs, Midea, Kelvinator, Dell, Nokia, Xerox and many more at Softlogic stores all around the island.  Read More →


Businesses should be ‘intra-preneurs’ to succeed: Singaporean Management Guru

Published : 12:11 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Management  |  3 Comments  |  1,345 views  |  

As the Chairman and Managing Consultant of ManagementWise Pte Ong Teon Wan settles himself for the interview, his calm and pleasant disposition belies his incredibly busy schedule. Having just returned from back-to-back business trips to China, Indonesia, and Malaysia, he takes time out in between two board meetings to expand on his thoughts on how businesses can harness innovation for organisational sustainability.  Read More →


New reasons to visit Singapore

Published : 12:07 am  November 20, 2012  |  Category: Travel / Tourism  |  Leave a Comment  |  476 views  |  

By Melissa Perera Singapore Airlines together with Aitken Spence and other renowned travel agents met at the Taj recently to introduce more of Singapore’s attractions to tourists.  Read More →