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Dinesh Weerakkody To Be Appointed PM’s “Point Person” For Tourism Promotions

2018-08-03 colombotelegraph
Top corporate leader and a close associate of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Dinesh Weerakkody is entrusted with the task of resurrecting the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotional Bureau (SLTPB), which is currently in the doldrums, Colombo Telegraph learns.
DFCC 55BC CBQS HNB

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Moody’s affirms ratings of BOC, HNB & Sampath; maintains negative outlook

2018-07-26 lankabusinessonline
July 26, 2018 (LBO) – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed the local currency deposit ratings of Bank of Ceylon (BOC), Hatton National Bank Ltd. (HNB) and Sampath Bank PLC at B1/NP.
HNB SAMP

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Guardian Acuity Asset Management Unit Trust Funds bags Gold and Silver 

2018-07-22 lankabusinessonline
July 22, 2018 (LBO) – Guardian Acuity Asset Management underlined its position as one of Sri Lanka’s leading unit trust management companies, winning the Gold and Silver awards for the Best Unit Trust Fund at the CFA Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards 2018, held in Colombo Tuesday 26th June 2018.
DFCC GUAR CARS HNB

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HNB arranges Rs.5.4bn syndicated loan to fund ODEL Mall

2018-06-04 dailymirror.lk
From left: Softlogic Holdings PLC Corporate Finance and Treasury Head Hiran Perera, HNB PLC Deputy General Manager Corporate Banking Ruwan Manatunga, Softlogic Holdings PLC Chairman and Managing Director Ashok Pathirage, Sampath Bank PLC Senior Deputy General Manager Corporate Banking Shashi Jassim and Bank of Ceylon PLC Deputy General Manager Corporate Banking and Offshore Banking Russel Fonseka
HNB SAMP

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HNB concludes Syndicated Term Loan for Sri Lanka’s first waste to energy plant

2018-05-31 lankabusinessonline
Hatton National Bank as the Lead Arranger of the Syndicated Loan together with People’s Bank, DFCC and Bank of Ceylon signed off Loan Agreements to finance the setting up of Western Power Company’s waste to energy plant, the first of its kind in Sri Lanka. A subsidiary of Aitken Spence PLC, Western Power Company has scheduled the commission of the 10 Mega Watt facility by 2020, in Kerawalapitiya, Muthurajawela, that will consume all of Colombo Municipality’s solid garbage.
SPEN HNB

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Lankan banks sit on Rs.19bn capital hole as sector braces for BASEL III

2018-05-30 dailymirror.lk
The Sri Lankan banks satisfy many of the key matrices such as growth, profits, efficiency and asset quality against most regional peers but the sector is in deep thirst for fresh capital as the banks brace for full implementation of BASEL III as early as in few months.
55BC CBQS HNB SAMP

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Nordic interest on Lankan stocks growing, says CSE

2018-05-30 dailymirror.lk
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) yesterday said investment flows from the Scandinavian region to Sri Lankan stocks have made a noteworthy improvement in recent years, where inward investments have grown by 39 percent per annum (CAGR) since 2013.
DIAL HHL HNB

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Open Letter To HNB: Infringement Of Fundamental Rights Of Tamils & Insulting Tamil Culture

2018-05-28 colombotelegraph
We are dismayed to learn that your bank had punished two employees of Kilinochchi Branch for commemorating the deaths of their relatives and beloved ones. Anniversary commemoration of the dead has been an important part of the culture of the Tamils and Sinhalese for several centuries. In fact one of the oldest Tamil moral text Thirukural dated 3000 years back in stanzas 42 and 43 stated the importance of humans to perform their duty towards manes.
HNB

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The UNP Establishment’s & The Opposition’s Choices 

2018-05-28 colombotelegraph
There are two reform proposals on the agenda, both of which are likely to be rejected and rightly so. The two proposals are the JVP’s 20th amendment and the government’s draft constitution. There are many reasons that rejection is likely. One is timing. The mass mood is for change, but not of Constitutional reform. The mood is one of regime change; of rejection of the government. The one thing that the people are sure of is that an exit ramp is coming up next year—that of the Presidential election.
HNB

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HNB Group records Rs7.2Bn PBT in Q1

2018-05-15 lankabusinessonline
May 15, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Hatton National Bank reported a first quarter profit after tax growth of 22.5 percent to 4.5 billion rupees, while the Group reported a PAT of 5 billion rupees which is a 24 percent growth from last year.
HNB

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Dinesh Weerakkody appointed as new Chairman of Hatton National Bank

2018-05-01 lankabusinessonline
May 01, 2018 (LBO) – Dinesh Weerakkody has been appointed as the new Chairman of Hatton National Bank with effect from 26 May 2018.
HNB

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HNB named Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for 10th time by Asian Banker

2018-03-28 lankabusinessonline
Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) was awarded as the ‘Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka’ at the ‘Asian Banker’s International Excellence in Retail Financial Services 2018 awards ceremony, held in conjunction with the ‘Asian Banker Digital Finance Convention’ at the Westin Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 22nd of March. The achievement marked the tenth time that HNB has been bestowed with the award which is widely held as the most coveted benchmark of Retail Banking Excellence.
HNB

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Fitch affirms HNB Assurance and HNB General Insurance ratings

2018-03-19 lankabusinessonline
Fitch Ratings Lanka has affirmed Sri Lanka-based HNB Assurance PLC’s (HNBA) National Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) Rating and National Long-Term Rating of ‘A(lka)’. Fitch has also affirmed its 100% owned subsidiary HNB General Insurance Limited’s (HNBGI) National IFS Rating and National Long-Term Rating at ‘A(lka)’. The Outlook on the ratings is Stable.
HASU HNB

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