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September 02, 2015 4:05 AM ET

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Company Overview of Colombo Stock Exchange Ltd.

Company Overview

Colombo Stock Exchange Ltd. is a mutual exchange that trades equity securities, as well as corporate and government debt securities in Sri Lanka. It also provides stock brokering services, including order acceptance and on line order execution; investment advice; pre trade and post trade documentation, such as account opening, deposits, withdrawals, etc.; research; and other related services. In addition, the company provides clearing and settlement services. Its customers include companies, corporations, unit trusts, commercial banks, investment banks, fund managers, stockbrokers, financial advisers, market data vendors, and investors. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Colombo...

#04-01, West Block

Business Development Division

World Trade Center

Echelon Square

Colombo,  01

Sri Lanka

Founded in 1985


94 11 235 6456


94 11 244 5279

Key Executives for Colombo Stock Exchange Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Head of Finance and Administration
Chief Operations Officer
Head of Listing & Corporate Affairs
Head of Market Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Colombo Stock Exchange Ltd. Key Developments

Colombo Stock Exchange Appoints Board of Directors

Mr. Lal Nanayakkara and Mr. Anton Godfrey have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock Exchange with effect from March 20, 2015. Mr. Lal Nanayakkara served as a Board Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Nanayakkara, was a member of the Company Law Advisory Committee (1997 - 2001).

Colombo Stock Exchange Appoints Renuke Wijayawardhane as Chief Operations Officer

Renuke Wijayawardhane has been appointed as the Chief Operations Officer of Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange, with effect from March 1, 2014. Mr. Wijayawardhane under the new strategic direction of the CSE will supervise the operations of the Trading and Market Surveillance Division, Listings and Corporate Affairs Division, Broker Supervision Division and Central Depository Systems (Pvt.) Ltd.

Colombo Stock Exchange Relocates Negombo Regional Office

The Colombo Stock Exchange relocated its Regional Office in Negombo to Old Chilaw Road on October 7, 2013. The new location provides its patrons with more comforts, added convenience and greater accessibility to carryout investments in the equity market. The setting up of regional branch offices is part of a strategy to reach out to domestic individual investors, expanding the CSE services throughout the country. The Stockbroker firms present at the Negombo branch were: Bartleet Religare Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Asha Phillip Securities Ltd, Lanka Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Asia Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Capital Trust Securities (Pvt) Ltd, First Capital Equities (Pvt) Ltd, Capital Alliance Securities (Pvt) Ltd, IIFL Securities Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd. and Claridge Stockbrokers (Pvt) Ltd.

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