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HNB Assurance, HNB General Insurance assure customers on continuous service

HNB Assurance, HNB General Insurance assure customers on continuous service »

28 Mar, 2020

Keeping in line with the Government’s directive of declaring Insurance as an essential service, HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned subsidiary HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI) implemented a number of measures with immediate effect to serve its customers.

Sanasa General Insurance enables local farming communities

Sanasa General Insurance enables local farming communities »

27 Mar, 2020

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is supporting a joint initiative with SANASA Insurance to provide Sri Lankan farmers with online farming insurance facilities that would eliminate the need for rural farming communities to visit an insurance company or for an agent to visit a farm.

HSBC Sri Lanka offers relief to personal and corporate customers amidst COVID-19

HSBC Sri Lanka offers relief to personal and corporate customers amidst COVID-19 »

26 Mar, 2020

HSBC, the largest international bank in Sri Lanka, said yesterday it is offering a range of relief measures for its personal and corporate customers given the challenges presented by the ongoing novel-Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic.

All Banks declared as an essential service

All Banks declared as an essential service »

26 Mar, 2020

Within the backdrop of a curfew, the government has declared banking as an essential service in the country, enabling the public to meet their essential needs.

President instructs banks to remain open

President instructs banks to remain open »

25 Mar, 2020

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed commercial bank heads to keep their branches open as required. It is a measure for facilitating trade and other important activities, the Media Division of President said.

NDB volunteers empower citizens through ‘ManKiwwa’ Mobile App

NDB volunteers empower citizens through ‘ManKiwwa’ Mobile App »

24 Mar, 2020

Environmental degradation occurs daily in Sri Lanka on a wide and unprecedented scale. Citizens face numerous issues due to environmental pollution with no proper mechanism to bring this to the attention of the relevant authorities.

Pan Asia Bank spreads joy of reading with ‘Day of Charity’

Pan Asia Bank spreads joy of reading with ‘Day of Charity’ »

24 Mar, 2020

The staff of Pan Asia Bank has come together in support of a worthy cause under the banner ‘Day of Charity’ that is aimed at putting books on the hands of underprivileged children living across Sri Lanka.

HNB FINANCE clinches gold at SLT Zero One Awards

HNB FINANCE clinches gold at SLT Zero One Awards »

24 Mar, 2020

HNB Finance underscored its credentials in the digital realm with an imperious performance at the SLT Zero One Awards, sweeping gold awards for the Overall Best Website or Microsite as well as the Best Digital-Integrated Campaign and Best Website or Microsite from the financial sector.

Seylan Bank Enters the Premier Credit Card Market With ‘VISA Signature’

Seylan Bank Enters the Premier Credit Card Market With ‘VISA Signature’ »

21 Mar, 2020

Seylan Bank continues to widen their credit card offerings with the recent unveiling of their VISA Signature Credit Card. This launch marks the beginning of their journey to embark within the premier credit card market.

SLI in contingency mode due to Covid-19 »

20 Mar, 2020

Sri Lanka Insurance (SLI) in support of the Government initiative to prevent the spreading of Covid 19 virus has launched a series of initiatives to provide a safe continuous service to its customers.

HNB Assurance, HNB General Insurance to honour claims related to COVID-19

HNB Assurance, HNB General Insurance to honour claims related to COVID-19 »

20 Mar, 2020

HNB Assurance PLC and its fully owned subsidiary HNB General Insurance Limited will honor all claims both life and medical related to COVID-19.

Union Assurance to protect policyholders during COVID-19

Union Assurance to protect policyholders during COVID-19 »

20 Mar, 2020

Being an organization deeply committed to protect the health and wellbeing of its policyholders; Union Assurance PLC, has taken several measures to serve its customers during this Covid19 outbreak.

People’s Bank Annual Inter Branch / Department Quiz 2020 successfully concluded

People’s Bank Annual Inter Branch / Department Quiz 2020 successfully concluded »

19 Mar, 2020

The 17th Annual Inter Branch / Department Quiz programme organized by International Banking Division was successfully held at the Golden Rose, Boralesgamuwa recently with the participation of 102 teams. The objective of the quiz was to enhance the overall knowledge of the Bank’s staff.

NSB celebrates 48 years with Senehase Dayada

NSB celebrates 48 years with Senehase Dayada »

18 Mar, 2020

Sri Lanka’s Safest Bank the National Savings Bank (NSB) celebrates 48 years of excellence in Banking on March16, amidst great fanfare and in a unique fashion bringing value to the nation.

Sampath Bank commemorates International Women’s Day

Sampath Bank commemorates International Women’s Day »

18 Mar, 2020

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2020, Sampath Bank is making efforts to do their part for the women of Sri Lanka by partnering with a number of leading hospitals, offering all Ladies 1st account holders a series of discounts and services.

‘CDB is recognized at the ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2019’

‘CDB is recognized at the ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2019’ »

18 Mar, 2020

CDB emerged runners up at the recently concluded ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards in the Finance Service & Insurance Category for the year 2019. Having previously won the accolade for 4 consecutive years, CDB continues to strengthen their mark as one of the top five non-banking financial institutions in Sri Lanka.

Seylan Bank, Official Banking Partner for Lanka Property Show 2020

Seylan Bank, Official Banking Partner for Lanka Property Show 2020 »

18 Mar, 2020

Seylan Bank came on board as the Official Banking Partner for the Lanka Property Show 2020– Sri Lanka’s largest property show which was recently held at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. The show was organized and hosted by LankaPropertyWeb; Sri Lanka’s leading Real Estate website for the 4th consecutive year.

‘BOC SmartPay’ wins two awards at SLT Zero One Awards for digital excellence

‘BOC SmartPay’ wins two awards at SLT Zero One Awards for digital excellence »

18 Mar, 2020

Bank of Ceylon’s mobile payment application ‘SmartPay’ won two awards at Sri Lanka Telecom’s Zero One Awards ceremony held recently at the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo.

Union Assurance unveils powerful new identity

Union Assurance unveils powerful new identity »

17 Mar, 2020

Union Assurance PLC, Sri Lanka’s first private Life Insurance company in operation for over 30 years, has unveiled a bold new identity. Portraying a new logo and pay-off line, Union Assurance’s strategic transformation marks a new beginning as it adopts a fresh outlook and a compelling value proposition in the Life Insurance industry.

People’s Bank Celebrates International Women’s Day

People’s Bank Celebrates International Women’s Day »

16 Mar, 2020

In view of the International Women’s Day, People’s Bank organized a special commemorative ceremony at the People’s Bank headquarters branch with the participation of Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse – Chairman, People’s Bank, Mr.M.A.Bonniface Silva- Acting CEO/GM, Members of the Corporate and Executive Management.

NSB opens branch in Katuwana

NSB opens branch in Katuwana »

12 Mar, 2020

National Savings Bank Katuwana Branch was open recently at the “Citro” Building, Urubokka Road, Katuwana. Minister of Mahaweli, Agriculture, Irrigation and Rural Development, Minister of Internal Trade, Food Security, Consumer Welfare and State Minister of Defence, Chamal Rajapaksa graced the occasion as Chief Guest.

Bank of Ceylon wins at SLIM Nielsen Award

Bank of Ceylon wins at SLIM Nielsen Award »

12 Mar, 2020

Bank of Ceylon won the “People’s Banking Service Provider of the Year” at the SLIM Nielsen Peoples Awards 2020. This prestigious event is all about what the “the True voice of Sri Lanka” has to say about a brand.

DFCC Pay App and Merchant Acquiring launched

DFCC Pay App and Merchant Acquiring launched »

12 Mar, 2020

In line with the country’s Payment Systems Road Map, DFCC Bank took yet another step in its journey to become a digitally enabled bank with the launch of its DFCC Pay App and processing of Merchant transactions through android based Point of Sales (POS) machines.

HNB Assurance Group surpasses Rs. 1 bn Profit

HNB Assurance Group surpasses Rs. 1 bn Profit »

12 Mar, 2020

HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and its fully owned subsidiary HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI) recorded robust financial results for the year ended 2019, posting a Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs. 1 billion, recording a Gross Written Premium (GWP) of LKR 9.9 BN.

NDB Bank, SLT launch Co–Branded Credit Card

NDB Bank, SLT launch Co–Branded Credit Card »

12 Mar, 2020

NDB Bank launched the first in the market SME Co–Branded Credit Card with Sri Lanka Telecom PLC. SLT is a leading Digital Service Provider in Sri Lanka. The Company is also the major provider of ICT networks and services for top enterprises representing all economic sectors and facilitates them with seamless and sophisticated connectivity to carry out local and global business operations.

HNB- Indra Traders team up for special leasing offers on unregistered vehicles and Foton trucks

HNB- Indra Traders team up for special leasing offers on unregistered vehicles and Foton trucks »

11 Mar, 2020

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC announced a renewed partnership with domestic automotive giants, Indra Traders, to offer exciting leasing packages for all unregistered vehicles and Foton trucks.

In Harmony with the Nation’s heartbeat-Bank of Ceylon wins SLIM Nielsen Award

In Harmony with the Nation’s heartbeat-Bank of Ceylon wins SLIM Nielsen Award »

11 Mar, 2020

Your heartbeat Vs the Nation’s heartbeat?”-the theme of the SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards could not have expressed it better. Bank of Ceylon is the “People’s Banking Service Provider of the Year” at the SLIM Nielsen Peoples Awards 2020.

Seylan Bank Awards Top Performers at Annual Sales Awards

Seylan Bank Awards Top Performers at Annual Sales Awards »

11 Mar, 2020

Seylan Bank honoured their best performing employees at the Bank’s Annual Sales Awards 2019 which was held recently at Cinnamon Grand. The annual Sales Awards recognises and appreciates employees for their outstanding business performance and dedication towards achieving advanced levels of professional performance during the year 2019.

Royal College Rugby celebrates 100 years of Respect and Passion

Royal College Rugby celebrates 100 years of Respect and Passion »

11 Mar, 2020

The school that has a proud history with the oval ball is set to tackle its centenary year of playing the game of rugby in 2020. Royal College takes pride in being one of the leading schools that has produced winning teams over its 100 years in the game.

Seylan Bank credit card bill payments now at Cargills Food City

Seylan Bank credit card bill payments now at Cargills Food City »

9 Mar, 2020

Seylan Bank continues to redefine the norms of customer convenience; introducing smoother, faster and easier than ever before bill settlements for Seylan Bank credit cards at Cargills Food City outlets.

ComBank and Toyota Lanka in joint leasing promo for Toyota vehicles

ComBank and Toyota Lanka in joint leasing promo for Toyota vehicles »

9 Mar, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon and Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., have joined forces to offer special prices, reduced interest rates and attractive other benefits to customers leasing Toyota cars and pickup trucks.

Orient Insurance opens in Panadura

Orient Insurance opens in Panadura »

9 Mar, 2020

Orient Insurance Limited, one of the fastest growing general insurance companies in Sri Lanka, opened yet another fully-fledged branch in Panadura, situated on Galle Road, Pinwatte, Panadura.

NDB Wealth Partnering Women Towards Financial Independence

NDB Wealth Partnering Women Towards Financial Independence »

9 Mar, 2020

Expert financial planner NDB Wealth will continue its long-standing tradition of celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2020, focusing on financial independence for women which is becoming a crucial and widely accepted factor in the empowerment of women.

Amãna Bank’s deposits records 16% growth reaches Rs 71 bn mark

Amãna Bank’s deposits records 16% growth reaches Rs 71 bn mark »

6 Mar, 2020

Amãna Bank ended 2019 financial year on a strong footing to record a resilient performance, whilst rewarding shareholders with an above-market dividend yield, despite the headwinds the country and its economy had to go through.

ComBank donates life-saving equipment to Children’s Heart Centre of LRH

ComBank donates life-saving equipment to Children’s Heart Centre of LRH »

5 Mar, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently donated an Activated Clotting Time (ACT) machine and 20 syringe pumps to the Children’s Heart Centre of the Lady Ridgeway Hospital in Colombo to be used in three Cardiac Theatres and two Intensive Care Units.

Union Bank rings CSE market opening bell to mark 25th anniversary

Union Bank rings CSE market opening bell to mark 25th anniversary »

5 Mar, 2020

Union Bank symbolically rang the market opening bell at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) to mark its 25th anniversary, as part of a series of events organized by the Bank to celebrate this significant milestone.

HNB celebrates International Women’s Day with pledge to partner female-led businesses

HNB celebrates International Women’s Day with pledge to partner female-led businesses »

5 Mar, 2020

Sri Lanka’s most innovative bank, HNB PLC, celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 with a special announcement for all women looking to establish or expand their business.

Nations Trust Bank Private Banking Introduces First Philanthropic Management Account In Sri Lanka

Nations Trust Bank Private Banking Introduces First Philanthropic Management Account In Sri Lanka »

5 Mar, 2020

Wealth can only be truly enjoyed by sharing it with others. This is one of the fundamental inspirations behind the pioneering efforts of Nations Trust Bank Private Banking to create and offer Sri Lanka’s first ever “Philanthropic Management Account”.

Seylan Bank Holds SME Workshop to Mobilize Visionary Entrepreneurs in Kandy

Seylan Bank Holds SME Workshop to Mobilize Visionary Entrepreneurs in Kandy »

3 Mar, 2020

Seylan Bank is known to be driven with a strong desire towards progressive knowledge sharing and transformation. As a bank with a heart working towards a goal to uplift and encourage visionary entrepreneurs in the country, they recently concluded “Development of Visionary Entrepreneur” an interactive SME workshop in Kandy.

HNB partners 86th Battle of the Saints for the 2nd consecutive year

HNB partners 86th Battle of the Saints for the 2nd consecutive year »

3 Mar, 2020

Sri Lanka's leading private sector bank HNB PLC, will power the 86th Battle of the Saints annual cricket encounter between St. Joseph's College and St. Peter's College, as the platinum sponsor for the second consecutive year.

DFCC Bank Ranked amongst Business Today’s Top 30 Corporates in Sri Lanka

DFCC Bank Ranked amongst Business Today’s Top 30 Corporates in Sri Lanka »

3 Mar, 2020

Reaffirming DFCC Bank’s role as a leading player in the banking industry, DFCC was ranked 18 amongst Business Today’s Top 30 Corprates in Sri Lanka for year 2018/2019.

ComBank celebrates Women’s Day with big discounts on ‘Anagi’ Debit Card purchases

ComBank celebrates Women’s Day with big discounts on ‘Anagi’ Debit Card purchases »

3 Mar, 2020

‘Anagi’ Women’s Savings Account holders of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon can enjoy discounts ranging from 10% to 50% when making purchases via their Debit Cards this March, consequent to the Bank tying up with 30 merchants island-wide to mark International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8th March.

Sampath Bank Ranked Fifth in Business Today Top 30

Sampath Bank Ranked Fifth in Business Today Top 30 »

2 Mar, 2020

Sampath Bank has been reaffirmed as one of Sri Lanka’s best performing companies by being ranked among the Business Today Top 30.

Nations Trust Bank records resilient performance amidst challenges

Nations Trust Bank records resilient performance amidst challenges »

28 Feb, 2020

Business News: Nations Trust Bank closed the financial year 31st December 2016 with a post-tax profit of Rs.2,869Mn, up by 10%

Union Bank records strong performance in 2019

Union Bank records strong performance in 2019 »

28 Feb, 2020

Union Bank demonstrated a healthy performance amidst the challenging macro-economic environment in the year 2019, recording a significant increase of 50% in profit after all taxes.

People’s Bank ties up with Sri Lanka Insurance (SLIC) to provide Corporate Solutions

People’s Bank ties up with Sri Lanka Insurance (SLIC) to provide Corporate Solutions »

28 Feb, 2020

The Bank of the People, People’s Bank signed an agreement with Sri Lanka Insurance (SLIC), to streamline & strengthen businesses of both parties through state of the art People’s Corporate Digital Solutions.

People’s Bank empowers Royalists with Self Service School Banking Unit

People’s Bank empowers Royalists with Self Service School Banking Unit »

27 Feb, 2020

Inscribing another milestone in the history of People’s Bank Digital transformation Journey, a new self service school banking unit with NFC-enabled Cash Deposit Machine (CDM) was inaugurated at Royal College, Colombo on 26th February 2020.

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC ring the bell to celebrate centenary year

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC ring the bell to celebrate centenary year »

27 Feb, 2020

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC (Commercial Bank) rang the Opening Bell to commence trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) today to celebrate its 100-year anniversary. The event was a part of a series of initiatives conducted by the bank to celebrate this significant milestone.

HNB weathers a challenging year

HNB weathers a challenging year »

26 Feb, 2020

HNB PLC weathered external headwinds in 2019 to post Rs 15 Bn in Group Profit After Taxes (PAT) and Rs 14 Bn in Bank PAT and remains the best capitalized bank in the sector.

Banking excellence redefined: HNB clinches top spot on Business Today rankings

Banking excellence redefined: HNB clinches top spot on Business Today rankings »

26 Feb, 2020

Business News: HNB PLC secured the No. 1 ranking on the prestigious ‘Business Today Top 30’, further consolidating on a remarkable

Seumi Fernando of Pan Asia Bank conferred with ‘Most Fabulous Global Training and Development Leaders Award’

Seumi Fernando of Pan Asia Bank conferred with ‘Most Fabulous Global Training and Development Leaders Award’ »

25 Feb, 2020

Seumi Fernando, Manager- Learning & Development of Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC was conferred the prestigious ‘Most Fabulous Global Training and Development Leaders Award’ at the World HRD Congress 2020 for her outstanding contribution in the realm of Learning and Development.

ComBank Group revenue passes milestone Rs 150 billion in ‘difficult’ 2019

ComBank Group revenue passes milestone Rs 150 billion in ‘difficult’ 2019 »

25 Feb, 2020

The Commercial Bank Group ended 2019 with the performance milestone of gross income surpassing Rs 150 billion for the first time, but substantially higher impairment charges and the impact of a full year of Debt Repayment Levy (DRL) in a year the Bank describes as “difficult for the Bank and the country,” saw declines in profit indicators.

NSB takes Creating Social Value (CSV) to the Next Level

NSB takes Creating Social Value (CSV) to the Next Level »

21 Feb, 2020

National Savings Bank (NSB) has launched a unique Creating Social Value (CSV) campaign on 8th February 2020 at the historic Attangalla Raja Maha Viharaya ushering in a new chapter to NSB’s quest to add value to the society under the auspices of its new Chairperson, Mrs. Keshila Jayawardene.

ComBank wins ‘Decade of Excellence’ award for Retail Banking from top UK magazine

ComBank wins ‘Decade of Excellence’ award for Retail Banking from top UK magazine »

21 Feb, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has won the ‘Decade of Excellence’ Award for Retail Banking in Sri Lanka at the 10th edition of the annual awards of the prestigious UK publication Global Banking & Finance Review.

NDBIB wraps up 2019 with Rs. 62 bn in capital raisings

NDBIB wraps up 2019 with Rs. 62 bn in capital raisings »

21 Feb, 2020

LAUGFS International (Pvt) Ltd, the trading arm of LAUGFS Holdings, recently relocated to a brand new showroom located in Kohuwala. Located at No. 24, Sunethradevi Mawatha, Kohuwala, the new showroom provides a spacious and easy-to-access venue to better serve their loyal customers.

Amana Bank Children’s Savings Gift Fiesta is back

Amana Bank Children’s Savings Gift Fiesta is back »

20 Feb, 2020

Owing to the resounding success and overwhelming customer response it has had in the previous years, Amãna Bank has once again introduced its highly rewarding Children’s Savings Grow Your Balance Gift Fiesta for the year 2020.

Pan Asia Bank Records Best Ever Financial Results

Pan Asia Bank Records Best Ever Financial Results »

20 Feb, 2020

Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC, “the Truly Sri Lankan Bank” ended 2019 Q4 with its best financial results ever, to report a Post Tax Profit of Rs.726.84 million during the final quarter, recording an impressive growth of 58% demonstrating its resilience amidst challenging conditions.

Leasing made easy with ‘Nations On-Site Leasing’ from Nations Trust Bank

Leasing made easy with ‘Nations On-Site Leasing’ from Nations Trust Bank »

20 Feb, 2020

Nations Leasing from Nations Trust Bank introduces yet another pioneering first for Sri Lanka in the digital front, with the revolutionary “Nations On-site Leasing’ proposition”. The new offering is a dream come true for vehicle buyers and sellers alike, enabling the completion of the full lease process at the vehicle sales point, potentially enabling new owners to drive away on the same day.

Seylan Bank Emerges Runners Up At The ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2020

Seylan Bank Emerges Runners Up At The ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2020 »

20 Feb, 2020

Seylan Bank emerged runners up in the banking sector at the ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2020, which concluded recently.

Sampath Bank Declares a Full Cash Dividend of Rs 11.75 per share

Sampath Bank Declares a Full Cash Dividend of Rs 11.75 per share »

20 Feb, 2020

Sampath Bank’s Board of Directors has recommended a final cash dividend of Rs 11.75 per share to be paid for the financial year ended 31st December 2019 subject to the approval of the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 30th March 2020. The dividend payout ratio for the year ended 31st December 2019 is over 40%.

Team Seylan rewarded with trip to Singapore by MasterCard

Team Seylan rewarded with trip to Singapore by MasterCard »

20 Feb, 2020

Seven members of team Seylan Bank has been rewarded by MasterCard for its excellent performance in promoting the Seylan Freedom Credit Card during a two-month promotional period.

Deutsche Bank launches digital FX platform for corporate clients in Sri Lanka

Deutsche Bank launches digital FX platform for corporate clients in Sri Lanka »

19 Feb, 2020

Deutsche Bank  announced it is investing in Sri Lanka and launching a major push into the corporate client market, with the rollout of a new digitally-enhanced foreign exchange (FX) platform.

NDB Becomes the Official Team Sponsor of Trinity Rugby 2020 as well as the Official Sponsor for the 76th Bradby Shield

NDB Becomes the Official Team Sponsor of Trinity Rugby 2020 as well as the Official Sponsor for the 76th Bradby Shield »

18 Feb, 2020

NDB Bank recently joined hands with Trinity College, Kandy for the first time as the official sponsor of Trinity Rugby 2020 as well as the official sponsor for the 76th Bradby Shield. Trinity College, Kandy has a rich and proud history in Rugby. Trinity took up Rugby in 1906 and is the only School to continue playing rugby to date.

Seylan Bank Successfully Concludes “Diyunuwata Saviyak” SME Workshop

Seylan Bank Successfully Concludes “Diyunuwata Saviyak” SME Workshop »

18 Feb, 2020

As the bank with a heart, driven with a strong desire towards progressive knowledge sharing and transformation, Seylan Bank recently concluded “Divunuwata Saviyak”, a knowledge-sharing workshop for potential entrepreneurs interested in the export sector. The event was held at the Full Moon Garden Hotel in Katunayake recently.

Pan Asia Bank celebrates Valentine’s Day

Pan Asia Bank celebrates Valentine’s Day »

18 Feb, 2020

Pan Asia Bank, recently introduced yet another novel concept internally to enhance employee engagement coinciding with the Valentine’s Day.

ComBank Chairman graces Sri Lankan Chartered Accountants’ event in Kuwait

ComBank Chairman graces Sri Lankan Chartered Accountants’ event in Kuwait »

17 Feb, 2020

Commercial Bank of Ceylon Chairman Mr Dharma Dheerasinghe was the Chief Guest and keynote speaker at ‘New Horizons’ – a special programme organised by the Kuwait Chapter of Sri Lankan Chartered Accountants to promote Sri Lanka as a land of opportunities.

Bank of Ceylon Awards 2000 Ran Kekulu Scholarships to Grade 5 Scholarship highflyers

Bank of Ceylon Awards 2000 Ran Kekulu Scholarships to Grade 5 Scholarship highflyers »

17 Feb, 2020

The Bank of Ceylon felicitated two thousand Grade 5 scholarship highflyers of 2019 recently with a scholarship worth Rs.15,000/- each, encouraging students to pursue their education diligently.

Amana Bank Ladies Shopping Bonanza Is Back

Amana Bank Ladies Shopping Bonanza Is Back »

17 Feb, 2020

In appreciation of the significant contribution of women towards enriching the many lives around them, Amãna Bank has once again launched its “Ladies Shopping Bonanza” promotion for its Ladies Savings Debit Card holders.

Union Bank’s new and improved BizDirect+ provides expert tools for liquidity management

Union Bank’s new and improved BizDirect+ provides expert tools for liquidity management »

13 Feb, 2020

Union Bank announced the re-launch of latest Union Bank BizDirect+ proposition which is enhanced with new features for better performance and convenience of clients.

Prayers at Dewatagaha Mosque in celebration of ComBank’s centenary

Prayers at Dewatagaha Mosque in celebration of ComBank’s centenary »

13 Feb, 2020

Special prayers were offered at the Dewatagaha Mosque at C. W. W. Kannangara Mawatha, Colombo 7 recently to mark the 100th anniversary of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon.

BOC Partners with Mobitel to introduce digital payments through Smartpay

BOC Partners with Mobitel to introduce digital payments through Smartpay »

13 Feb, 2020

Sri Lanka’s No. 1 bank, BOC recently joined hands with Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel, to deliver convenience to Mobitel customers in making digital payments through QR (quick response) code based payment solution, SmartPay.

Hindu religious observances to mark ComBank’s 100th anniversary

Hindu religious observances to mark ComBank’s 100th anniversary »

11 Feb, 2020

Hindu religious observances including Abhisheka poojas were conducted at Sri Kailasanathar Devasthanam, Maradana in February, to invoke blessings on the country as well as on the customers and staff of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon and their families as part of the Bank’s celebration of its 100th anniversary.

Cargills Bank Revolutionises Minor Savings: Introduces New Fixed-Deposit Scheme

Cargills Bank Revolutionises Minor Savings: Introduces New Fixed-Deposit Scheme »

11 Feb, 2020

Cargills Bank recently announced the launch of its newly crafted fixed-deposit scheme tailored towards minors, with an aim to encourage and inculcate the habit of long-term savings among children, as well as adults.

Bank of Ceylon stretches 24 Hour Banking to Kalutara Police Training School and to Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala

Bank of Ceylon stretches 24 Hour Banking to Kalutara Police Training School and to Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala »

10 Feb, 2020

Bank of Ceylon expanded its 24 hour banking services to Kalutara Police Training School and Open University of Sri Lanka- Nawala, recently. These strategic expansions took place with the aim of providing added convenience of banking to trainees/ students, staff members and to the general public in those areas.

Make The Most Of Your Holidays With Nations Trust Bank American Express

Make The Most Of Your Holidays With Nations Trust Bank American Express »

10 Feb, 2020

Already earmarked the long weekends for 2020 and planning your getaways for the rest of the year? Are you looking to head to the hills for cooler climates? Perhaps a family reunion by a lagoon or a long overdue visit to Sigiriya? Or would you like to island hop amidst turquoise seas in the Maldives in April or indulge in a street food feast in Thailand in May?

Pan Asia Bank’s ‘Rising FD’ an FD like no other

Pan Asia Bank’s ‘Rising FD’ an FD like no other »

10 Feb, 2020

Pan Asia Bank’s Rising Fixed Deposit – the unique two year FD allows depositor to benefit from market interest rate increases even during the tenure of the deposit while safeguarding him/her from any downward trends in market interest rates.

Union Bank celebrates 25 years of banking to the nation

Union Bank celebrates 25 years of banking to the nation »

10 Feb, 2020

Success of Union Bank. We will celebrate our transformational journey of growth with a series of events throughout the year, which was inaugurated with the religious ceremonies held recently. The future of Union Bank is exciting and we invite our stakeholders to benefit from the multi-dimensional growth of the Bank in the coming years.”

Amana Bank Commemorates Independence Day

Amana Bank Commemorates Independence Day »

6 Feb, 2020

Commemorating the country’s 72nd Independence Day, Amãna Bank recently launched its Independence Day celebrations under the theme ‘Let us stand together under one flag towards enabling growth and enriching lives’.

Holy Mass to celebrate Commercial Bank’s 100 years of banking in Sri Lanka

Holy Mass to celebrate Commercial Bank’s 100 years of banking in Sri Lanka »

6 Feb, 2020

A Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated at the Infant Jesus Church, Colombo 2 recently as the second religious ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon and its forerunners. The mass was conducted by Rt. Rev. Dr. J.D. Anthony Jayakody, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Colombo.

DFCC Bank wins Top Employer Award at CIMA annual conference

DFCC Bank wins Top Employer Award at CIMA annual conference »

6 Feb, 2020

Consistently winning recognition and rewards for its visionary and progressive Human Resource (HR) strategies, DFCC Bank was recently recognized yet again as one of the ‘Top 20 Employers in Sri Lanka’ employing the highest number of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)Sri Lanka Members in their respective organizations.

Pan Asia Bank’s ‘Rising FD’ an FD like no other

Pan Asia Bank’s ‘Rising FD’ an FD like no other »

6 Feb, 2020

Pan Asia Bank’s Rising Fixed Deposit – the unique two year FD allows depositor to benefit from market interest rate increases even during the tenure of the deposit while safeguarding him/her from any downward trends in market interest rates.

People’s Bank celebrates 72 years of Independence with gifts for children born during the week of Independence

People’s Bank celebrates 72 years of Independence with gifts for children born during the week of Independence »

5 Feb, 2020

Commemorating 72nd National Day, the head office and all People’s Bank branches organized Independence Day Celebrations Island wide. The National Day celebration at the People’s Bank head office was held under the patronage of the People’s Bank Chairman Sujeewa Rajapakse and Chief Executive Officer/General Manager Rasitha Gunawardana.

Seylan Bank PLC Receives Special Recognition Award From Wells Fargo Bank – New York

Seylan Bank PLC Receives Special Recognition Award From Wells Fargo Bank – New York »

3 Feb, 2020

Seylan Bank PLC was accorded a “Special Recognition Award” by its USD correspondent Wells Fargo Bank, N.A, for the year 2018/2019. The accolade was awarded for Seylan Bank’s operational excellence and efficiency in the global payment community consisting of Trade and Remittances.

HNB continues path to excellence with two awards at International Finance Awards 2019

HNB continues path to excellence with two awards at International Finance Awards 2019 »

3 Feb, 2020

Sri Lanka's most innovative private sector bank HNB PLC, once again consolidated its reputation for banking excellence when it bagged the Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka and Best Micro Finance Bank in Sri Lanka Awards for the second consecutive year at the International Finance Awards 2019.

HNB Finance relocates its Gampaha branch

HNB Finance relocates its Gampaha branch »

31 Jan, 2020

Responding to increased customer demand and in line with its fast-paced expansion drive, HNB Finance moved its Gampaha branch to a new office premises to offer multi-faceted financial solutions to customers. Located at 103, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Gampaha this state of the art establishment is also the new home to the famed HNB Finance Gold Loan facility.

INNOVBANK extends its deadline due to Overwhelming demand

INNOVBANK extends its deadline due to Overwhelming demand »

31 Jan, 2020

Revolutionizing the Sri Lankan Banking and Financing industry for over eight decades, Bank of Ceylon, initiated paradigm shift through Fintech innovation to reach new heights of banking through digital technology.

Commercial Development Company named ‘Asia’s Most Trusted Company’ by International Brand Consulting Corporation of USA

Commercial Development Company named ‘Asia’s Most Trusted Company’ by International Brand Consulting Corporation of USA »

30 Jan, 2020

Commercial Development Company PLC, a subsidiary of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon was awarded the title of ‘Asia’s Most Trusted Company’ in the Real Estate category in Sri Lanka for 2019 by International Brand Consulting Corporation of USA, a multinational business consulting and market research firm.

DFCC Bank with a Heritage of 65 Years maintains the National Long – Term Rating at AA-(lka)

DFCC Bank with a Heritage of 65 Years maintains the National Long – Term Rating at AA-(lka) »

30 Jan, 2020

Confirming DFCC Bank’s role as a leading player in the banking industry, Fitch Ratings re-affirmed the Bank’s rating as AA-(lka). With a heritage of 65 years DFCC Bank, is one of the oldest development banks in Asia that possesses a strong inheritance in the banking sector.

Pan Asia Bank improves facilities at selected schools in the North

Pan Asia Bank improves facilities at selected schools in the North »

30 Jan, 2020

Continuing on its mission to improve educational facilities in schools lacking adequate infrastructure and facilities, Pan Asia Bank’s northern area branches recently came together to conduct CSR projects in 3 schools located in the region.

HNB launches revamped Student Savings Unit at St. Benedict’s College Kotahena

HNB launches revamped Student Savings Unit at St. Benedict’s College Kotahena »

30 Jan, 2020

Driving forward its agenda to assist young Sri Lankans build up a resilient savings habit, the country’s premier retail bank, HNB PLC, announced the launch of an all-new, revamped Student Savings Unit at one of Colombo’s most hallowed educational institutes, St. Benedict's College Kotahena.

ComBank Maldives honoured for Excellence in Finance at Maldives Business Awards

ComBank Maldives honoured for Excellence in Finance at Maldives Business Awards »

27 Jan, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Maldives (CBM), a subsidiary of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, has been honoured with the award for ‘Excellence in Finance’ in the Banking and Finance category at the 2019 Maldives Business Awards in just its third year of operation.

Amãna Bank Expands To Hill Street, Dehiwala

Amãna Bank Expands To Hill Street, Dehiwala »

27 Jan, 2020

Amãna Bank recently opened its nineteenth Self Banking Centre at Hill Street, Dehiwala under the patronage of its Head of Deposit Mobilization Arshad Jamaldeen alongside the customers and staff of the Bank.

Special 7 year Leasing only from Pan Asia Bank

Special 7 year Leasing only from Pan Asia Bank »

24 Jan, 2020

Pan Asia Bank which has earned a strong reputation for its novel leasing solutions has introduced “7 Year Leasing” yet another novel leasing option that offers unique benefits to customers.

Sampath Bank moves Narammala Branch to a New Location

Sampath Bank moves Narammala Branch to a New Location »

23 Jan, 2020

Sampath Bank relocated its Narammala Branch to a more spacious and easy to access premises located at No. 140, Negombo Road, Narammala recently.

Seylan Tikiri Brings Forth an Exciting New School Term

Seylan Tikiri Brings Forth an Exciting New School Term »

23 Jan, 2020

As the bank with a heart with a continuous objective to inculcate the habit of saving within children- This New Year Seylan Tikiri new school term campaign comes with exciting, exclusive gift schemes and attractive promotional offerings for both existing and new Tikiri account holders.

Sampath Bank relocates Katugastota off-site ATM with added facilities

Sampath Bank relocates Katugastota off-site ATM with added facilities »

22 Jan, 2020

Sampath Bank relocated its Katugastota off-site ATM previously located at No. 274/A, Katugastota Road, Kandy to No. 253 & 249/7, Katugastota Road, Kandy

Pan Asia Bank enhances facilities for deserving schools in Warakapola, Kekirawa and Welikanda

Pan Asia Bank enhances facilities for deserving schools in Warakapola, Kekirawa and Welikanda »

22 Jan, 2020

Accelerating the momentum of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in the arena of Education which forms a key pillar in its sustainable operations strategy, Pan Asia Bank branches in the North Western region recently conducted several impactful CSR projects.

DFCC Bank Partners “PREP NIGHT WALK 2020”

DFCC Bank Partners “PREP NIGHT WALK 2020” »

22 Jan, 2020

Encouraging a savings habit in school kids, DFCC Bank is the Platinum sponsor of the S. Thomas’ Preparatory School ‘Prep Night Walk & Fun Fair 2020’ to be held on 1st February 2020.

ComBank launches ‘Vibe’ – an exclusive Savings Account for youth

ComBank launches ‘Vibe’ – an exclusive Savings Account for youth »

22 Jan, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched a new and a unique Savings Account designed exclusively to support the youth at one of the most decisive phases of life with special benefits that can help advance their aspirations, and to also reward achievements.