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UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka holds rates as past hikes curb credit boom

reuters.com — C.bank keeps SDFR and SLFR unchanged for 2nd straight month * Private sector credit growth high, but to slow by year-end * Past policy tightening will slow credit growth - c.bank (Adds details, c.bank and economist's comments, context) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Sept 28 Sri Lanka's central bank held its key policy interest rates steady on Wednesday, a widely expected decision that analysts say suggested policy makers were keen to support a slowing economy even as they kept a tight leash on rampant credit growth.

India to invest $2 billion in Sri Lanka in next four years: Nirmala Sitharaman

livemint.com — A file photo of Union commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Colombo: India will invest up to $2 billion in Sri Lanka over the next four years in a range of sectors including real estate, energy and infrastructure, its commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday.

Lanka IOC says diesel tax increase will hit earnings

in.finance.yahoo.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan government's decision to increase tax on diesel is likely to hit 2016/17 second-half earnings at fuel retailer Lanka IOC, its managing director said on Monday.

Sri Lanka nationalists protest against U.N. chief visit

in.news.yahoo.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists on Thursday protested against a three-day visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, demanding he leave the island and stop an investigation into alleged abuses at the end of the civil war.

Sri Lanka nationalists protest against UN chief visit - World | The Star Online

thestar.com.my — COLOMBO (Reuters) - Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists on Thursday protested against a three-day visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, demanding he leave the island and stop an investigation into alleged abuses at the end of the civil war. Ban is in Colombo to assess Sri Lanka's efforts to address post war reconciliation.

Sri Lanka nationalists protest against UN chief visit

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists on Thursday protested against a three-day visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, demanding he leave the island and stop an investigation into alleged abuses at the end of the civil war. Ban is in Colombo to assess Sri Lanka's efforts to address post war reconciliation.

Sri Lanka nationalists protest against U.N. chief visit

yahoo.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists on Thursday protested against a three-day visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, demanding he leave the island and stop an investigation into alleged abuses at the end of the civil war.

Sri Lanka nationalists protest against U.N. chief visit

metro.us — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists on Thursday protested against a three-day visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, demanding he leave the island and stop an investigation into alleged abuses at the end of the civil war.

Sri Lanka nationalists protest against U.N. chief visit

reuters.com — COLOMBO Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists on Thursday protested against a three-day visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, demanding he leave the island and stop an investigation into alleged abuses at the end of the civil war. Ban is in Colombo to assess Sri Lanka's efforts to address post war reconciliation.

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka's central bank chief sees credit growth slowing

reuters.com — (Adds details) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO Aug 30 Sri Lanka's private sector credit growth will decelerate to 18 percent at the end of 2016 from more than 28 percent as the central bank's policy tightening measures begin to bite, Governor Indrajith Coomaraswamy said on Tuesday.
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