Sri Lanka stock index posts worst fall in over seven years after Easter attacks
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 The Sri Lankan stock index dived 3.63 percent on Tuesday, its worst plunge in more than seven years, due to retail panic selling in its first trading day after Easter Sunday attacks killed more than 300 people.
One person has been killed and several buildings left damaged in Sri Lanka amid attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses, in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants. Justin..
The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it was holding its forecast for Sri Lanka's 2019 economic growth at 3.5% in spite of devastating Easter... Reuters India Also reported by •Reuters •Mid-Day •Zee News
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