The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has brought honour to the country’s banking industry by moving up 51 places on the World’s Top 1000 Banks ranking for 2020, and become the only Sri Lankan bank to be on this prestigious list for 10 years in a row.

Sri Lanka's top integrated financial services institution HNB FINANCE, consolidated its position as a leading employer when it was certified for the fourth consecutive year through an independent study conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute.

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has won two prestigious international awards --‘Best Bank for Small and Medium Enterprises’ and ‘Best Bank for Corporate Social Responsibility’ -- from Asiamoney Magazine, known as the voice of the banking and capital markets industries in Asia.

Cementing an international reputation for excellence, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, was ranked among the Top 1,000 World Banks 2020 for the fourth consecutive year by the UK’s prestigious Banker magazine.

The recently approved amendments to the listing rules of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) will enable shareholders to receive dividends declared by Listed companies much faster.

Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) was declared the Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka at the prestigious Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2020, marking the 11th occasion that bank has emerged as winners.

Sarvodaya Development Finance (SDF), the financial services arm of the Sarvodaya Movement, sailed through the turbulent 2019-20 financial year to report a record profit growth.

Sri Lanka’s most technologically innovative bank HNB PLC reported a smooth transition to contactless remittance transactions parallel to rising demand for digital remittances and cardless withdrawals during the coronavirus lockdown.

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dumith Fernando as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CSE with effect from 01st July 2020.

The Hayleys Group’s geographical and sectoral diversity enabled it to deliver earnings growth in an extremely challenging year, with profit-after-tax increasing by 5% y-o-y and profit attributable to equity holders growing by 40% in 2019/20.

In line with the Government's development programme and with the aim of uplifting the small and medium businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, People's Bank has introduced a special loan scheme with an interest rate of just 6%.