Foreign exchange rates

These are indicative wholesale rates for foreign currency provided by the Bank of Canada on Monday. Quotations in Canadian funds.Australia dollar 0.9848Brazil real 0.3960China renminbi 0.1901Euro 1.4788Hong Kong dollar 0.160470India rupee 0.01936Indonesia rupiah 0.0000930Japan yen 0.01120Malaysia ringgit 0.2971Mexico peso 0.06572N.Z. dollar 0.8996Norway krone 0.1588Peruvian new sol 0.3859Russia rouble 0.02187Saudi riyal 0.3341Singapore dollar 0.9268South Africa rand 0.09419South Korean won 0.001110Sweden krona 0.1545Switzerland franc 1.2849Taiwanese dollar 0.04157Thailand baht 0.03790Turkey lira 0.3439U.K. pound 1.6627U.S. dollar 1.2529Vietnam dong 0.000055 read more

SC concludes hearings no date fixed for judgement

Earlier, a stay order issued on the dissolution of Parliament was extended till Monday, December 10th. The order was extended by the Supreme Court when it continued hearings into the petitions filed against the dissolution of Parliament today. Yesterday the Supreme Court extended the stay order till tomorrow.However this evening the Supreme Court extended the stay order till the ruling is given. The Supreme Court (SC) today concluded hearings into the petition filed on the dissolution of Parliament but a date was not fixed to deliver the judgement.After four days of hearings the deliberations concluded tonight. A seven member bench is hearing the case. (Colombo Gazette) read more