Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayake getting his blood pressure checked with the help of two Indian medical officers inside an ambulance donated to Sri Lanka under the Suvasariya - India-aided Emergency Ambulance Service project on Saturday at Deniyaya police station on Saturday where the ambulance was commissioned during a ceremony.

Colombo Stock Exchange suffers major reversal

The net worth of the Colombo Stock Exchange has decreased by Rs. 284 billion during the past one year, the latest statistics released by the Central Bank reveal.

According to the just released issue of the Recent Economic Developments, the net worth of the Colombo Stock Exchange was Rs. 3,076,000,000 a year ago and it has come down to Rs 2,792,000,000 as at August 30, this year.

The daily turnover of the CSE was Rs. 1,878 million last year but as at August 30, this year the figure has come down by Rs. 864 million to Rs. 1,014 millions, the Central Bank report states.



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