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30
May

The Frontier Fitness Week

It’s been just over a year since we started our Fitness Initiative (which you can read about here). How did we do so far? Well, in a word, meh. Wait, let us explain… Initially, team members were encouraged to start activities that contributed to their fitness and they did!...
10
May

The Global Economy in April

April was characterized by geopolitical tension triggered by tensions between the US and North Korea as well as in the Middle East. Following the chemical weapons attack which killed dozens of people in Syria, the US launched an airstrike on the country in early April. This put a...
04
May

The Story of Time Twister

We are on a mission to solve your “No time” problem and here’s how Time Twister became one of the solutions! Before Time Twister.. Our team members would spend an inordinate amount of time searching for up-to-date news on the latest Economic, Financial and Political developments,...
10
Apr

The Global Economy in March

Global markets in March were characterized by the impact of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) rate hike, the stalling of the ‘Trump trade’ as healthcare reforms failed in the US Congress and the continuing inflows to Emerging Markets. While the rate hike by the Fed was much...
27
Oct

Sri Lanka sells $1.5 bln, 10-year eurobond at 6.85 pct yield

Sri Lanka paid less than it had expected to borrow $1.5 billion via a 10-year sovereign bond on Tuesday, with strong orders helping bring down the yield on the issue to 6.85 percent from initial guidance of around 7 percent. The Finance Ministry will use the funds to help plug a...
27
Oct

Sri Lankan sun shines on high yield bond market

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka returned to the international bond markets on Tuesday for the second time this year. It came with an upsized $1.5 billion Reg S/144a issue that demonstrated just how much confidence has returned to emerging and frontier markets debt...
20
Oct

Sri Lanka c.bank chief sees 2015 GDP growth at 6.0-6.5 pct

* Momentum ‘easy’ to maintain – c.bank gov * 2014 economic growth was 4.5 pct * Aug private sector credit up 21.3 pct y/y (Adds details, quotes) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s economy should grow between...
05
Oct

Analysis: Sri Lanka foreign reserve dilemma hinges on Central Bank objectives

Oct 05, 2015 (LBO) – Acting quicker than it did in early 2012, the decision by Sri Lanka’s Central Bank to give up defending the rupee in September of this year bodes well for a quicker recovery of foreign exchange reserves. But enamored with an additional objective of economic...