Sri Lanka gaining economic stability sooner than expected -
Sri Lanka is gaining economic stability more
sooner than expected, said the Governor Eastern Caribbean Central
Bank (ECCB) Sir Dwight Venner. Addressing his bank employees
subsequent to a presentation made by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Governor, Ajith Nivard Cabraal, he said that he is happy to see the
step by step economic stability Sri Lanka is achieving.
Central Bank wins 2011 Best New Banknote Series finalist award
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) was
selected as a finalist from among 17 nominations for the Best New
Banknote Series award at the International Association of Currency
Affairs (IACA) Conference held in Singapore from 2-5 October 2011.
Nations Trust Bank maintains growth momentum
The Nations Trust Bank has closed the nine-month
period ending September 30, 2011, with post-tax profits of Rs 1,170
mn, up 38% over the corresponding period in 2010; while pre-tax
profits grew from Rs 2,020 mn to Rs 2,127 mn, an increase of 5%.