Export growth to reach US $ 8b in 2010:
Revenue tops US $ 1.08b
In line with US $ 20b 2020 target:
Sri Lanka’s export sector recorded 8 percent
growth for the first quarter of this year and aims at reaching US $
8 billion mark end of the year. For the first two months the country
recorded US $ 1.088 billion in export revenue.
Raigam Wayamba Salterns closes at Rs 4.20
Raigam Wayamba Salterns (RWSL.N0000), which
concluded a successful IPO to raise Rs 200 million through an 80
million share issue at Rs 2.50 per share, commenced trading on
Thursday at Rs 4.70.
Sampath Bank posts Rs 558 million profit in Q1
Sampath Bank recorded a pre-tax profit of Rs
791.5 mn for the first quarter 2010. It has registered a growth of
Rs 93.3 mn (13.4 percent), over the previous year’s Rs 698.2 mn,
aided by several factors the bank said yesterday.