The Richard Pieris Group ended its 1st Quarter on a strong note reporting a growth of 106% in its Net Profit when compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

First Capital Holdings PLC has recorded a consolidated net profit after tax of Rs. 218 million in the first quarter of 2014-15, benefitting from lower interest rates and higher trading volumes to make an impressive start to the financial year.

Large crowds converged on the stall of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon at the ‘Kedella’ – Art of Living exhibition which concluded at the BMICH on Sunday, 3rd August.

Mountaineer Elmo Francis who recently voyaged to climb Mt Everest was successful in achieving four altitude records for Sri Lanka. Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s only licensed commercial bank which is disengaged from any interest based transaction, partnered the local mountaineer on this record breaking expedition.