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.

Amãna Bank Self Banking Centre Now in Kalubowila

Amãna Bank Self Banking Centre Now in Kalubowila »

22 Jan, 2020

Amãna Bank recently opened its 18th Self Banking Centre at Kalubowila to further its reach and facilitate its customers with around the clock real-time cash deposits.

Seylan Bank enables Multi currency Transactions for LEADS

Seylan Bank enables Multi currency Transactions for LEADS »

22 Jan, 2020

With a mission to empower and foster the growing financial needs in the country for charitable organizations, Seylan Bank joined hands with LEADS to enable multi currency donation acceptance for the first time in Sri Lanka.

BOC sponsors five Sri Lankan students who excelled at the International Junior Science Olympiad held in Qatar

BOC sponsors five Sri Lankan students who excelled at the International Junior Science Olympiad held in Qatar »

21 Jan, 2020

As part of assisting Sri Lankan youth to excel as young scientists at global level, Bank of Ceylon has sponsored five Sri Lankan students who won Bronze medals at the 16thInternational Junior Science Olympiad-(IJSO 2019) last December. The IJSO 2019 was held in Doha, Qatar from 3rdto 12thof December 2019.

Commercial Bank celebrates a century of supporting the nation

Commercial Bank celebrates a century of supporting the nation »

21 Jan, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon celebrates 100 years of banking in Sri Lanka and in its citizens, and a century of indispensable support to the national economy in 2020, and has begun its centenary year with a staff gathering of unprecedented scale.

DFCC Bank opens refurbished Contact Centre in Malabe to strengthen an enhanced customer service experience

DFCC Bank opens refurbished Contact Centre in Malabe to strengthen an enhanced customer service experience »

17 Jan, 2020

DFCC Bank PLC, Sri Lanka’s fully-fledged, dynamic commercial bank recently opened its doors to a state-of-the-art call center in the bustling suburb of Malabe. This contact centre can have over 100 dedicated agents capable of engaging with Customers.

Amana Bank Orphancare Partners With Pay&Go

Amana Bank Orphancare Partners With Pay&Go »

17 Jan, 2020

mãna Bank and MegaPay (Pvt) Limited recently concluded an agreement to facilitate public donations to Amãna Bank OrphanCare Trust.

Amãna Bank partners with EDEX Nenapahana

Amãna Bank partners with EDEX Nenapahana »

16 Jan, 2020

Amãna Bank recently joined hands with EDEX Nenapahana, the CSR arm of EDEX Expo, as the main sponsor to support the EDEX underprivileged schools outreach program.

People’s Bank celebrates Thai Pongal

People’s Bank celebrates Thai Pongal »

16 Jan, 2020

A special ceremony was organized to commemorate the festival of Thai Pongal at the of People’s Bank Kotahena branch under the patronage of Chief Executive Officer/ General Manager of People's Bank Mr.Rasitha Gunawardena.

The Bank of Ceylon Rewards SmartRemit customers through “Pita Pita Rata Thegi 2” Provincial Draw

The Bank of Ceylon Rewards SmartRemit customers through “Pita Pita Rata Thegi 2” Provincial Draw »

16 Jan, 2020

Encouraging Sri Lankan expatriates to remit their hard earned money, securely back to their families whilst assisting to improve the country’s foreign remittance inflow, BOC’s “Pita Pita Rata Thegi” raffle draw was held at the Bank’s Head Office recently, to give away valuable prizes at its provincial draw.

Cargills Bank Recognizes Its Top Customers Of Cargills Food City 15% Cashback Offer

Cargills Bank Recognizes Its Top Customers Of Cargills Food City 15% Cashback Offer »

16 Jan, 2020

Cargills Bank selected the top five customers who have made the best use of the Cargills Bank 15% Cashback offer with Cargills Food City (CFC) and enjoyed the highest savings during the promo period from August 2018 to December 2019

Living Right, Living Well: Nations Trust Bank American Express Unveils Wellness Campaign

Living Right, Living Well: Nations Trust Bank American Express Unveils Wellness Campaign »

14 Jan, 2020

Nations Trust Bank American Express launches its wellness campaign, heralding the new year. The brand campaign underscores personal and financial wellbeing, encouraging and empowering its Card Members to live a well-rounded life to the best of their capabilities.

DFCC Bank opens 20 branches across Sri Lanka within 30 Days

DFCC Bank opens 20 branches across Sri Lanka within 30 Days »

14 Jan, 2020

DFCC Bank, the bank for everyone opened 20 new branches in key locations, Islandwide within a span of 30 days last month which is a remarkable milestone.

Seylan Bank Ranked Number One for ‘Customer Service Excellence’

Seylan Bank Ranked Number One for ‘Customer Service Excellence’ »

13 Jan, 2020

Marking yet another organizational milestone, Seylan Bank has been ranked number 1 in the banking category by LMD for customer service excellence.

ComBank conducts knowledge sharing event exclusively for women entrepreneurs

ComBank conducts knowledge sharing event exclusively for women entrepreneurs »

13 Jan, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently conducted ‘WomEntrepreneur,’ the first programme by the Bank in collaboration with the Women’s Chamber of Industry & Commerce (WCIC) exclusively for women entrepreneurs engaged in small and medium enterprises (SMEs), with emphasis on steering a ‘vision towards sustainable business.’

Amãna Bank Self Banking Centre now in Wattala

Amãna Bank Self Banking Centre now in Wattala »

10 Jan, 2020

Amãna Bank recently opened its 17th Self Banking Centre at Wattala to further its reach and facilitate its customers with around the clock real-time cash deposits. The new Self Banking Centre, located at No. 697 Negombo Road, Wattala was opened by the Bank’s Head of Retail Advances Ramakrishnan Kirubakaran along with the customers and staff of the Bank.

Nations Trust Bank & Classic Travel Partner To Introduce Co-Branded Mastercard USD Travel Cards

Nations Trust Bank & Classic Travel Partner To Introduce Co-Branded Mastercard USD Travel Cards »

9 Jan, 2020

Nations Trust Bank MasterCard and Classic Travel have partnered to introduce the new Nations Trust Bank MasterCard Classic Travel USD Travel Card, which is a prepaid travel card that provides efficient and secure foreign currency management services to corporate and individual travellers. This card is a new addition to the Prepaid Travel Card range offered by Nations Trust Bank.

Bank of Ceylon expands its digital banking experience to Andigama and Weeerapokuna

Bank of Ceylon expands its digital banking experience to Andigama and Weeerapokuna »

9 Jan, 2020

The Bank of Ceylon expanded its branch network to Andigama and Weerapokuna with added convenience of 24 hour enabled digital banking facilities to the residents of those areas.

New Chairman of People’s Bank Sujeewa Rajapakse assumes duties

New Chairman of People’s Bank Sujeewa Rajapakse assumes duties »

8 Jan, 2020

People’s Bank ceremoniously welcomed its newly-appointed Chairman Sujeewa Rajapakse, to his new role from 8th January 2020. The Senior Chartered Accountant and a Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) will steer People’s Bank into a new era to fulfill the aspirations of citizens as the bank that is ‘The Bank of the People’ while aligning its goals to meet the vision of the new Government of Sri Lanka.

HNB Enhances Security to global best practices with ISO 27001:2013 certification

HNB Enhances Security to global best practices with ISO 27001:2013 certification »

8 Jan, 2020

Sri Lanka’s most digitally innovative bank, HNB, announced another major milestone in its technological evolution with the bolstering of its Information Systems to reach ISO 27001:2013 certification – the highest applicable standard for information security globally.

Commercial Bank launches Pre-paid Travel Card with latest technology

Commercial Bank launches Pre-paid Travel Card with latest technology »

7 Jan, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced the launch of its latest card product, a Prepaid Travel Card to improve customer experience and convenience when travelling overseas.

HNB kicks off again as ‘Preferred Banker’ for CR&FC

HNB kicks off again as ‘Preferred Banker’ for CR&FC »

6 Jan, 2020

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC will kick off for the third consecutive year as the ‘preferred banker’ to the Colombo Rugby & Football Club (CR&FC). The new agreement will lock in all of the club’s transactions through the bank. HNB cardholders will have an advantage of a range of benefits, including discounts on bills.

ComBank donates laptops to visually-impaired undergraduates

ComBank donates laptops to visually-impaired undergraduates »

6 Jan, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon recently donated 21 laptop computers to visually-handicapped university students, in response to a request by the ‘Centre for Sight’ of the Kandy Teaching Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology,the institution that handles ophthalmic disorders and helps visually handicapped students to gain admissions to universities in Sri Lanka.

NDB appoints CDB as Sub Agent for Western Union

NDB appoints CDB as Sub Agent for Western Union »

3 Jan, 2020

NDB recently appointed the Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) to their distribution network as an agent of the Bank for Western Union money transfer Service.

Amãna Bank Opens Self Banking Centre at Siyambalagaskotuwa

Amãna Bank Opens Self Banking Centre at Siyambalagaskotuwa »

2 Jan, 2020

Amãna Bank recently opened its sixteenth Self Banking Centre at Siyambalagaskotuwa under the patronage of its Vice President Operations – Imtiaz Iqbal alongside customers and staff of the Bank.

ComBank awarded for ‘Excellent Green Commitment’ by GBCSL

ComBank awarded for ‘Excellent Green Commitment’ by GBCSL »

2 Jan, 2020

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon was recently presented the ‘Excellent Green Commitment Award’ for the Banking Sector for 2019 by the Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (GBCSL), the country’s leading authority on implementing green concepts and green building practices.

Pan Asia Bank welcomes 2020 »

1 Jan, 2020

The Chairman, the senior management and the staff of Pan Asia Bank ceremonially welcomed the New Year at its Head Office in Colpetty on the 1st January 2020, the first working day for the year 2020.

The Bank of Ceylon Wishes all Sri Lankans a Very Happy New Year as it Commences its Operations for 2020

The Bank of Ceylon Wishes all Sri Lankans a Very Happy New Year as it Commences its Operations for 2020 »

1 Jan, 2020

The Bank of Ceylon wishes all its customers, stakeholders and Sri Lankans a Very Happy New Year as it commences its operations for “2020-New Year”. The main event was held at BOC Tower - its Head office in Colombo with a multi-religious ceremony to invoke blessings on the Staff of the Bank, all its customers and all Sri Lankans in general.

Cargills Bank and Mastercard recognize top performers at ‘Excellence Awards’

Cargills Bank and Mastercard recognize top performers at ‘Excellence Awards’ »

1 Jan, 2020

Cargills Bank and Mastercard recently concluded the jointly organized ‘Excellence Awards – Cards 2019’ together with a knowledge sharing forum at Hilton – Colombo. The event was held under the patronage of Rajendra Theagarajah, CEO/MD of Cargills Bank Limited and Santosh Kumar, Country Manager for Mastercard Sri Lanka to recognize and reward individuals and teams for outstanding performances in Card Sales for 2019.

DFCC Bank conforms to CBSL directive on The Average Weighted Prime Lending Rates (AWPR)

DFCC Bank conforms to CBSL directive on The Average Weighted Prime Lending Rates (AWPR) »

31 Dec, 2019

With a heritage as a premier development bank in Sri Lanka, DFCC Bank; the Bank for Everyone is now a full-service commercial bank that offers a gamut of products and services catering to the Sri Lankan population island-wide.

ICICI Bank & Axis Bank to close down business operations in Sri Lanka

ICICI Bank & Axis Bank to close down business operations in Sri Lanka »

31 Dec, 2019

Business News Update: The Central Bank has permitted Axis Bank Ltd. and ICICI Bank Ltd. to close down their business operations in Sri

DFCC Bank Contributes to Lighting Up This Festive Season

DFCC Bank Contributes to Lighting Up This Festive Season »

30 Dec, 2019

Ringing in the season, DFCC Bank has taken the initiative to decorate and light up Colombo city for the season of joy. It doesn’t feel like December until the roads are lit and the city is sparkling in Christmas cheer.

Amãna Bank opens self banking centre in Maligawatte

Amãna Bank opens self banking centre in Maligawatte »

30 Dec, 2019

Amãna Bank recently opened its sixteenth Self Banking Centre at Maligawatte under the patronage of its Head of Human Resources - Farhan Refai alongside customers and staff of the Bank.

ComBank closes 2019 with 865 ATMs, and 268th branch in Madampe

ComBank closes 2019 with 865 ATMs, and 268th branch in Madampe »

30 Dec, 2019

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon, the private bank with the largest branch and ATM network operation in the country, recently opened a branch in Madampe in the Puttalam District, bringing its branch count in Sri Lanka to 268 and its ATM count to 865 terminals at the close of 2019.

Union Bank spreads the word of joy this season

Union Bank spreads the word of joy this season »

24 Dec, 2019

Spreading the word of joy during the Christmas season, Union Bank held a Carols program at the St. Andrew’s Scots Kirk Church in Colombo recently. The Carols were presented by the Union Bank staff members and the event was attended by staff and their families.

ComBank launches ‘ComBank RemitPlus’ a mobile app for users of its remittance services

ComBank launches ‘ComBank RemitPlus’ a mobile app for users of its remittance services »

24 Dec, 2019

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched ‘ComBank RemitPlus’ – a Remittance App to enable those who use the Bank’s remittance services to conveniently access remittance-related information and services.

Amana Bank now in Panadura

Amana Bank now in Panadura »

24 Dec, 2019

Amana Bank recently opened its 31st branch in Panadura under the patronage of its Senior Vice President - Treasury & Financial Institutions Pharis Jazeel and Vice President – Operations Imtiaz Iqbal, alongside the Bank’s staff, invitees and customers.

Nations Trust Bank Private Banking Partners with Saskia Fernando Gallery

Nations Trust Bank Private Banking Partners with Saskia Fernando Gallery »

20 Dec, 2019

Nations Trust Bank Private Banking has always been the gold standard for affluent segment banking propositions in Sri Lanka, offering members the most exclusive and bespoke banking experience.

People’s Bank Christmas Carols bring joy of the Festival Season

People’s Bank Christmas Carols bring joy of the Festival Season »

20 Dec, 2019

The Christian Guild of People’s Bank brought seasonal cheer to a large audience as the Annual Christmas Carols were held for the 41st consecutive year on a grand scale at the People’s Bank Headquarters Branch recently.

Pan Asia Bank conducts its second ‘Garu Saru’ carnival for pensioners, in Kurunegala

Pan Asia Bank conducts its second ‘Garu Saru’ carnival for pensioners, in Kurunegala »

20 Dec, 2019

Pan Asia Bank, demonstrating its commitment to the well being of pensioners, recently conducted another “Sammana Garu Saru” carnival in Kurunegala. “Sammana” Garusaru” carnival is yet another first of its kind in the industry introduced by Pan Asia Bank which also happened to be the bank that first introduced a special loan scheme dedicated exclusively for government pensioners.

Us$33.5mn Offshore Syndicate Loan Structured and Arranged By Nations Trust Bank

Us$33.5mn Offshore Syndicate Loan Structured and Arranged By Nations Trust Bank »

20 Dec, 2019

Nations Trust Bank PLC successfully concluded a landmark US$33.5 million Syndicated Term Loan facility for Bayswater Maldives (Private) Limited, a joint venture between Sanken Overseas (Private) Limited, Singapore Hospitality Holdings Pte Limited and HIMA Holdings (Private) Limited.

Amana Bank Orphancare Wins Global Accolade – Social Responsible Bank Of The Year

Amana Bank Orphancare Wins Global Accolade – Social Responsible Bank Of The Year »

20 Dec, 2019

Amana Bank has recently adjudged the IRBA Social Responsible Bank of the Year 2019 in recognition for the Bank’s flagship CSR venture Amana Bank OrphanCare.

Sarvodaya Development Finance’s Annual Report wins gold at 55th Annual Report Awards

Sarvodaya Development Finance’s Annual Report wins gold at 55th Annual Report Awards »

19 Dec, 2019

The 2018/2019 Annual Report of Sarvodaya Development Finance Limited (SDF), a licensed Finance Company approved by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), won the Gold award at the 55th Annual Report Awards competition organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo recently.

Amana Bank Expands Network By Over 750 Locations Islandwide

Amana Bank Expands Network By Over 750 Locations Islandwide »

19 Dec, 2019

Amana Bank has joined hands with MegaPay (Private) Limited, the operators of Pay&Go kiosks to become the first bank in Sri Lanka to enable its customers the convenience of depositing money to their accounts through Pay&Go Kiosks located islandwide, without any additional charges.

HNB launches the Prestige Prime card tied to a range of value-added services

HNB launches the Prestige Prime card tied to a range of value-added services »

19 Dec, 2019

Facilitating access to a diverse range of value-added services and products at discounted rates with bundled free services for its valued leasing and home loan customers, HNB announced the launch of the Prestige Prime credit card.

Pan Asia Bank Mawanella Branch organizes a blood donation drive to celebrate its 3rd anniversary

Pan Asia Bank Mawanella Branch organizes a blood donation drive to celebrate its 3rd anniversary »

17 Dec, 2019

Pan Asia Bank Mawanella Branch celebrated its 3rd Anniversary in a unique and a meaningful way by organizing a Blood Donation campaign. The Blood Donation Drive which was held at the branch premises on 16th December 2019 was completely organized by all the staff at Mawanella Branch who worked tirelessly to ensure that the event was a success.

HNB launches the Prestige Prime card tied to a range of value-added services

HNB launches the Prestige Prime card tied to a range of value-added services »

17 Dec, 2019

Facilitating access to a diverse range of value-added services and products at discounted rates with bundled free services for its valued leasing and home loan customers, HNB announced the launch of the Prestige Prime credit card.

ComBank takes financial literacy programme to dairy farmers in Mulliyawalai

ComBank takes financial literacy programme to dairy farmers in Mulliyawalai »

16 Dec, 2019

More than 100 dairy farmers in the Mulliyawalai area in the Mullaitivu District benefitted from a Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship Development programme conducted recently by the Development Credit Department of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

BOC first runners-up at Association of Compliance Officers quiz 2019

BOC first runners-up at Association of Compliance Officers quiz 2019 »

16 Dec, 2019

Bank of Ceylon's quiz team became the first runners-up at the inaugural Compliance quiz organized by the Association of Banks ' Compliance Officers in Sri Lanka (ACOB) at its ' Compliance at the Speed of Thought ' quiz.

LAUGFS Gas Clinches GOLD at CA Sri Lanka’s 55th Annual Report Awards

LAUGFS Gas Clinches GOLD at CA Sri Lanka’s 55th Annual Report Awards »

14 Dec, 2019

LAUGFS Gas PLC emerged victorious at the recently held 55th Annual Report Awards held by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), securing the coveted Gold Award in the Power & Energy sector.

Access Engineering among top 10 best Corporate Citizens

Access Engineering among top 10 best Corporate Citizens »

14 Dec, 2019

Access Engineering PLC, once again emerged victorious at the Best Corporate Citizens Sustainability Awards 2019 ranking among the Top 10 best corporate citizens along with the tribute for the construction sector award.

ComBank launches ‘Achiever Salary Account’ with salary advances and more

ComBank launches ‘Achiever Salary Account’ with salary advances and more »

14 Dec, 2019

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched a new salary savings account for upwardly-mobile executives under the Bank’s ‘Achiever’ brand, offering benefits including salary advance facilities as well as loans and leasing facilities at lower interest rates.

Bank of Ceylon Continues its Winning Streak with the Gold Award in the State Bank Category at the CASL Annual Report Awards

Bank of Ceylon Continues its Winning Streak with the Gold Award in the State Bank Category at the CASL Annual Report Awards »

14 Dec, 2019

The 55th Annual Report Awards Ceremony organized by Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka once again recognized Bank of Ceylon for the Albert A Page Memorial Award as it was adjudged for the Gold Award winner in the State Bank Category for its 2018 Annual Report “The Icon of Trust”.