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NTB launch Open API Banking

2018-04-25 lankabusinessonline
Apr 25, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Nations Trust Bank has launched a API Banking Platform enabling clients to integrate the bank’s services directly into their own systems and workflows.

 
Finlays enters JV with JKH to develop Vauxhall Street land

2018-03-14 dailymirror.lk
From left: Finlays Colombo Limited Director Naresh Ratwatte, Finlays Colombo Limited Chairman and Managing Director Hunter Crawford, John Keells Holdings PLC Property Group President Suresh Rajendra and John Keells Holdings PLC Property Group Sector Head Nayana Mawilmada at the signing of the joint venture agreement

 
RIL Property banks on future commercial space demand for growth

2017-05-05 dailymirror.lk
RIL Chairman Sunil Wijesinha ringing the bell, flanked by RIL CEO/Executive Director Hiroshini Fernando (left), CSE Chairman Vajira Kulatilaka (right) and other RIL and CSE officials Pic by Pradeep Pathirana

 
John Keells to encourage innovators with Open Innovation Challenge

2017-05-02 lankabusinessonline
May 02, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s blue chip John Keells Holdings plans to boost local creative and intellectual talent with the launch of its second John Keells X “Open Innovation Challenge 2017”

 
Sri Lankan shares rise nearly 0.5 pct in high turnover

2016-12-28 lankabusinessonline
Dec 28, 2016 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares closed about half a percent higher on Wednesday, recovering from a more than eight-month closing low hit in the previous session, led by blue chips such as John Keells Holdings and Hatton National Bank.

 
Sri Lankan shares rise after eight sessions of falls in thin trade

2016-12-23 lankabusinessonline
Dec 23, 2016 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares edged up on Friday, snapping eight straight sessions of falls and moving away from a more than eight-month closing low hit in the previous session, while turnover was low in holiday-thinned trade as investors stayed away from markets ahead of the Christmas weekend.

 
Sri Lankan shares fall for 2nd session, led by John Keells

2016-10-12 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Reuters – Sri Lankan shares ended weaker for a second straight session on Tuesday, led by top conglomerate John Keells Holdings, though foreign investors’ buying and gains in financials helped to cap the fall.

 
Hans Wijesuriya joins John Keells board of directors

2016-10-05 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Dr. Hans Wijesuriya, who is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Dialog Axiata PLC has been appointed to the Board of Directors of John Keells Holdings PLC.

 
Cinnamon Life announces launch of second residential tower ‘The Suites at Cinnamon Life’

2016-09-28 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka’s most iconic mixed development project, Cinnamon Life, announced the launch of ‘The Suites at Cinnamon Life’, the second residential tower to be constructed as part of a 4.5 million square foot integrated resort by Waterfront Properties (Private) Limited, a member of the John Keells Group.

 
Cinnamon Life launch second residential tower ‘The Suites at Cinnamon Life’

2016-09-28 lankabusinessonline
(PRESS RELEASE) – Sri Lanka’s most iconic mixed development project, Cinnamon Life, announced the launch of ‘The Suites at Cinnamon Life’, the second residential tower to be constructed as part of a 4.5 million square foot integrated resort by Waterfront Properties (Private) Limited, a member of the John Keells Group.

 
Fairway Holdings pioneers “Smart Luxury” with its ZMAX Fairway Colombo Hotel

2016-09-26 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Colombo Fort was lit up in brilliant shades last Thursday night as Fairway Holdings celebrated the grand opening of its brand new city hotel – the ZMAX Fairway Colombo. The 15th of September 2016 marked the completion of yet another milestone in the real estate giant’s journey as it made its first entry into the hospitality industry of Sri Lanka.

 
New markets needed to offset Sri Lanka Tea downturn: OBG

2016-09-21 lankabusinessonline
Sept 21, 2016 (LBO) – Adverse weather conditions, combined with rising costs and greater competition, threaten to weaken Sri Lanka’s position in the global tea industry, though efforts to develop new markets could help offset downturns in exports and revenue, the Oxford Business Group said in a note on the economy.

 
Sri Lankan shares post 3-mth closing high, led by blue chips

2016-08-19 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Reuters – Aug 18 Sri Lankan shares posted a three-month closing high on Thursday, led by gains in blue chips such as John Keells Holdings Plc and Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc, while foreign investor buying also boosted sentiment.

 
JKOA recognises top flyers at annual Technical Service Provider Network Gathering

2016-08-18 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
John Keells Office Automation (Pvt) Ltd (JKOA) hosted its technical service provider network to a day of discussion, performance evaluation and celebration at the Hilton. Following the main programme, high performing technicians were recognised for their exceptional performance over the last year.

 
Sri Lankan shares end lower; John Keells, Ceylon Tobacco fall

2016-07-27 bizenglish.adaderana.lk
Reuters – Sri Lankan shares ended slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sold blue-chips such as John Keells Holdings Plc and Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc even as the market awaited directions on the country’s economic policy.

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