Biking buddies

Cycling is the latest fitness craze to hit Colombo. We help you figure out where you belong – the roadie club or freewheeling on a mountain bike

The Six Billion Rupee Question

The Central Bank has infused Rs6 billion into The Finance Company, which has been struggling since it was hit by the 2008 Ceylinco crisis. With this infusion, the company has started to turn things around, its management claims . But a Rs10 billion negative book value even post-infusion raises questions.

Isankya Kodithuwakku and Devan Daniel

Incorporating the back office

Hirdaramani Group has joined other diversified Sri Lankan companies that have set up shared services operations. But rather than running the operation alongside headquarter functions, it has spun off shared services to a separate Group firm, H-Connect