IMF loan will boost economy
The USD 2.6 billion Stand-By Arrangement (SBA)
Facility will strengthen future economic activities in the country
said Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka Ajith Cabraal.
Compared to countries in the region:
Fewer women participate in Stock Exchange activities
The participation of women in the Stock Market
is at a low level compared to countries in the region such as
Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong, said the Director General of the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Channa De Silva.
Focus on new ventures in North and East:
Japan to strengthen trade with Sri Lanka
A Japanese trade delegation recently met Prime
Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake, BOI and RDA officials and also
visited the Agro-Tourism project in Hambantota recently with the
newly appointed Consul General for Sri Lanka in Osaka, Japan, D.W.
CSC main benchmark index reaches high
The Colombo Stock Exchange’s CSC main benchmark
index reached another 12-month high as investors continued to be
positive on the nation’s economy.