Initiative to Digitalize the Colombo Stock Market launched

A Joint Committee between the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) was formed with the objective of identifying measures and mechanisms required for the Colombo Stock market to conduct its core activities digitally. The first...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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Sports Athletes can enhance reaction speed and eye-hand coordination via ‘Sports Vision by Vision Care’

Enhancing its reputation as the leading technological revolution in eye care in Sri Lanka, Vision Care has introduced ‘Sports Vision’ for the first time in Sri Lanka, which is widely used to enhance performance of sportspersons. The eye care expert’s expansion into the area of...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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‘Softlogic Invest’ launches, breaking into Sri Lanka’s Retail investment landscape

Softlogic Invest, the Asset Management arm of Softlogic Capital PLC, recently launched two unit trusts or mutual funds – Softlogic Equity Fund and Softlogic Money Market Fund after obtaining the license from the Securities Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC)....
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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Sri Lanka Red Cross and Coca-Cola partner to provide over 6000 essential food and health packs to the vulnerable, in a sustained COVID-19 response

Initiative is a part of Coca-Cola’s pledge to contribute LKR 130 Mn towards combating COVID-19 Sustaining its targeted response to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, Coca-Cola Sri Lanka, distributed essential packs containing dry food, sanitary items and first aid to marginalized...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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ComBank’s Flash and PickMe collaborate to offer contactless payment via QR code

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced that its ‘Flash’ digital account holders can now pay digitally for their rides with taxi service PickMe thanks to a convenient QR code upgrade that minimises contact with the driver. This touch-less and cash-less payment option is made...
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One-Stop-Shops to register and provide Services for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

Part of EU-funded support to the Uva and Central Provinces Over 40% of Sri Lankan MSMEs are unregistered, making it more difficult to open bank accounts, to get loans, licenses and permits for their enterprises. Women entrepreneurs face additional difficulties in all of these...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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Priyantha Wijesekera to usher in new era for Softlogic Finance PLC

Softlogic Finance PLC appointed Mr. Priyantha Wijesekera as its new Chief Executive Officer, recently. Mr Wijesekera previously held the position of Executive Vice President – Leasing at Nations Trust Bank PLC (NTB). With over 20 years of exposure to the Banking and Financial...
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Seylan Bank declares open a new off-site ATM in Kegalle

Seylan Bank recently declared open an off-site ATM in Bulathkohupitiya – Kegalle Road. The ATM is conveniently located at the factory of, leading manufacturer and exporter of special quality rubber, Associated Speciality Rubbers (PVT) LTD, Yatideriya Rubber Factory in Unudugoda....
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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Two iconic properties signal Binod Chaudhary’s CG Hospitality entry into East Africa

  Chaudhary has footprint of 14 hotels in Sri Lanka Global hospitality journey began with Taj Samudra; owns and operates 134 hotels, resorts and wellness spas across 93 destinations Has JVs in Sri Lanka with Jetwing Group, Ceylon Hotels Corporation and partnership with...
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People’s Bank Ties up with Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited to mark another strong relationship in the Corporate Sector

People’s Bank has entered into a strategic alliance with Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited to provide Corporate Solutions.The tie-up will help to leverage People’s Bank’s state-of-the-artCorporate Digital Solutions to fulfill local and international financial...
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LAUGFS Supermarkets Open its 38th Outlet at the University Hospital Kotelawala Defence University

LAUGFS Supermarkets opened a LAUGFS SuperMart outlet within the premises of the University Hospital Kotelawala Defence University (UHKDU). The outlet caters to all individuals in the area, including medical staff, patients, defence forces and regular customers. The outlet was...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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Mobitel takes pilgrims on a virtual pilgrimage to Mihinthalaya on Poson Poya

Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, took its customers on a pioneering spiritual journey to Mihinthalaya on the occasion of Poson Poya recently in the form of a 3D Immersive Experience Tour!  As a result of prevailing social distancing directives, devout...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020
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