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HNB operating profit down by 13.5-pct, PAT up due to tax concessions

May 18, 2020 (LBO) – The operating profit of Sri Lanka’s Hatton National Bank (HNB) before VAT and taxes declined by 13.5% to Rs 4.2 Bn coRead More



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