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Sri Lanka shares rise to 3-week closing high after unexpected rate cut COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's main stock index rose over 1 percent to a more than three-week closing high on Wednesday after the central bank in a surprise move cut key monetary policy rates by 50 basis points.The main index gained 1.16 percent, or 79.97 points, to 6,981.03, its highest close since March 24.Sri Lanka's central bank early in the day surprised markets by cutting key policy rates to record lows in a move aimed at boosting economic growth, but some analysts warned that the easing could worsen a shaky balance of payments position."We see the market will move up with this rate cut and some kind of political stability with the national government even after the parliamentary elections," said Danushka Samarasinghe, research head at Softlogic Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd.Foreign investors were net buyers of 114 million rupees($857,788) worth of shares on Monday, extending the net foreign inflow so far this year to ...


European stocks rise as stimulus set to flow LONDON: European equities rebounded Wednesday as weak Chinese economic growth data stoked Beijing stimulus hopes while the ECB pledged to fully implement its stimulus measures.In afternoon trading, the benchmark CAC 40 index rallied 0.83 percent compared with Tuesday's close to 5,261.50 points and Frankfurt's DAX 30 won 0.47 percent to 12,284.81 points.London's FTSE 100 index advanced 0.45 percent to 7,107.12 points, aided partly by news of sparkling sales from luxury goods company Burberry.In foreign exchange ...

US stocks rise on China stimulus hopes NEW YORK: US stocks rose early Wednesday following mixed earnings results as a weak Chinese economic report fueled talk of more monetary stimulus in the world's second-biggest economy.About 25 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 18,128.39, up 91.69 points (0.51 percent).The broad-based S&P 500 rose 11.05 (0.53 percent) to 2,106.89, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 20.76 (0.42 percent) to 4,998.05..Bank of America slipped 0.2 percent after returning to profitability ...

Europe shares at 14-year high on central bank largesse LONDON: European shares hit a 14-year high on Wednesday before a meeting at which the European Central Bank is expected to affirm its loose policy stance, as weak data from China raised prospects of monetary easing there too.Financial markets remain driven by policy action from the world's major central banks, with Tuesday's softer U.S. retail sales supporting the view that the Federal Reserve will not rush to raise interest rates in June.The ECB is almost ...

Sri Lankan stocks jump over 1pc after unexpected rate cut COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's main stock index gained more than 1 percent to touch a near three-week high on Wednesday after the central bank in a surprise move cut key monetary policy rates.The main index gained 1.15 percent to 6,980.66 points and touched its highest since March 25 in early trade.Sri Lanka's central bank early in the day surprised markets by cutting key policy rates to record lows in a move aimed at boosting economic growth, ...

Dubai stocks jump after strong Q1 earnings DUBAI: Dubai's bourse posted its biggest daily gain in 10 weeks on Wednesday after strong first-quarter earnings from Dubai Islamic Bank and real estate developer Deyaar.The Dubai index jumped 3.0 percent on its heaviest trading volume this year, hitting a two-month closing high of 3,942 points.Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) was the main support, surging 5.3 percent to 6.75 dirhams in active trade. DIB's net profit attributable to shareholders rose 33.9 percent year-on-year to 816.7 million ...

European stocks rally ahead of ECB meeting set to keep policy loose PARIS: European stocks rallied on Wednesday, with one regional benchmark hitting a level not seen since late 2000, ahead of a European Central Bank meeting at which the bank is expected to affirm its loose monetary stance.Shares in France's Alcatel-Lucent dropped 13 percent, slipping back from its sharp rally on Tuesday as rival Nokia unveiled the details of its all-share takeover offer for Alcatel, which values it at 15.6 billion euros ($16.6 billion).Shares in resource-related ...


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,826.30 1.54
Arrow Nasdaq 4,931.82 1.52
Arrow S&P 2,081.18 1.13
Arrow FTSE 6,994.60 0.93
Arrow DAX 11,688.70 2.58
Arrow CAC-40 5,143.26 1.55
Arrow Nikkei 19,652.88 1.17
Arrow H.Seng 27,653.12 0.31
Arrow Sensex 28,442.10 0.78





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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyJanuary
Trade Balance $-999 mln
Exports $2.064 bln
Imports $3.063 bln
WeeklyApril 16, 2015
Reserves $16.818 bln