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Economic Times

DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Nov 30
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 BUDAPEST – Hungarian Central Bank Deputy Governor Marton Nagy speaks at Hungarian Business Leaders Forum - 0730 GMT. COLOMBO - Central Bank of Sri Lanka announces monetary policy report BOGOTA - Bank of ...
DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Nov 30 | Agricultural ...Reuters Africa

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DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Oct 31 | Reuters
Sept 20 (Reuters) -. For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events. Emerging Markets Economic Events. Government Debt Auctions. Political and General ...
DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Oct 31Reuters Africa

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Daily Mirror

US MCC to improve Colombo road network and bus system
Daily Mirror
The proposed compact Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), would improve road networks and the bus system in the Colombo Metropolitan Region, and improve road connectivity between the central region and ports and markets in the Western ...

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The Independent

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo
The Independent
Sri Lanka's $1.4bn (£1.07bn) Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centres. At 665 acres, the project is about the same size as central London, but its design resembles that of cities like Hong Kong, Singapore, and Dubai.

Central Bank releases 'Sri Lanka Socio-Economic Data - 2018' publication
Colombo Page
Sept 21, Colombo: The Central Bank announced that its annually published "Sri Lanka Socio-Economic Data - 2018"data folder is now available for public information. The current data folder is the 41st volume of the series. This easy- to- carry data ...

Sri Lanka reluctant to hike rates to fix currency pressure: report
ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's central bank is reluctant to hike interest rates to defend the currency as it may hurt an economic recovery, while an option remained to tighten exporter repatriations, a media report quoted Central Bank Governor Indrajit ...
Sri Lanka cbank will intervene aggressively to curb rupee volatility - officialReuters
Rupee hits record low for 7th session; state banks sell dollarDaily Mirror
National cyber security policy in the offing: Defence
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Sri Lankan rupee hits record low for 7th session; state banks sell dollar
COLOMBO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee fell 0.9 percent on Thursday to hit a record low for a seventh straight session due to dollar demand from importers and banks to facilitate foreign bond outflows, market sources said. Sources said state ...
Sri Lanka rupee falls to new low below 168 to US dollar; cash injected to keep rates downEconomyNext

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Bengal businesses scout for trade, investment prospects in Sri Lanka
The team is having business meetings in Colombo and Kandy, in the central hills, looking for both trade and investment opportunities and joint ventures, he said. The Indian firms are involved in a range of activities from textiles and hosiery to real ...


Sri Lanka cbank will intervene aggressively to curb rupee volatility
COLOMBO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank will intervene aggressively to curb excess volatility in the rupee exchange rate, Senior Deputy Governor Nandalal Weerasinghe told Reuters on Friday. "We will not tolerate excess volatility that we ...