HSBC is turning positive on Sri Lanka as a frontier market pick, but it's lowering exposure to Vietnam after the recent rally.
Sri Lanka would have been the world's top tourist destination, if not for the decades lost to the country's civil war, says investor Roman Scott.
Sri Lanka is carrying out a "mop-up" operation after the last administration left the country in a "debt-trap," the country's finance minister said.
Ravi Karunanayake, Sri Lanka's finance minister, talks about fixing the country's finances and solving problems left by the previous government.
Sri Lanka's IMF deal may have averted a crisis, but the bailout may undermine a key source of strength: the country's impressive economic growth rate.
The IMF has reached agreement with the Sri Lankan government for a $1.5 billion bailout to help the island nation avert a balance of payments crisis.
Lahiru Pathmalal threw in his economics major to study politics and psychology, infuriating his father.
CNBC examines the growth potential of the tourism and hospitality industry in Sri Lanka, which hosted 1.8 million tourists in 2015.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks Sri Lankans about post-war economic progress in the northern province, where some are frustrated with rebuilding efforts.
Seven years after the civil war's end, Sri Lanka's northern province lags behind the rest of the country and the catch-up process is proving tough.
Mark Malloch-Brown, former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, explains that a full recovery from the 26-year war will take decades.
Sri Lankans have returned to the country's war-torn northern province but say they are struggling to make it a home again.
Calamander Group Chairman Roman Scott, who has Sri Lankan roots, shares why he believes in the country's investment potential. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has more.
Arjuna Mahendran, Sri Lanka central bank governor, talks about 2016 economic forecasts and the impact of external factors on the small nation.
Sri Lanka’s garment sector has a niche thanks to its design-to-deliver supply chain but it faces challenges from global trade deals.
Ajit Gunewardene, deputy chairman of John Keells Holdings, says tourists from India and China into Sri Lanka have been a boon for the island's economy.
CNBC speaks to Rajeeva Bandaranaike, CEO of Colombo Stock Exchange, about the opportunities and challenges of investing in this frontier market.
It may be costlier to manufacture apparel in Sri Lanka, but the industry has carved a niche as a higher-value manufacturing center. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has more.
After the end of a long-running civil war and the start of a new government, Sri Lanka's market offers both opportunities and pitfalls for investors.