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Overwhelming response to Investment Strategy 2020

Over 350 participants representing the investment community attended the Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference  organized by First Capital Holdings PLC;  held on Tuesday (18th Feb) at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel.

The event was organized to launch the report Strategy 2020  – “Fiscal loosening weakens 2H2020 outlook” providing Sri Lankan investors with an overview of First Capital Research expectations on the economic front mainly on interest rates, AWPLR, exchange rate, bond expectations, GDP forecast etc.

“Go short on fixed income, go long on equities”  was the key message on the report presented by Dimantha Mathew – Head of Research.

The presentation was followed by  the Banking Sector Report – “Breathing space for banks” presented by  Assistant Manager – Research – Atchuthan Srirangan   and  Senior Research Analyst – Hiruni Perera.

 

The event concluded with a panel discussion, featuring eminent industry experts including, Deshal de Mel – Research Director – Verité Research, Dilshan Rodrigo – Chief Operating Officer – Hatton National Bank PLC, Nandika Buddhipala – Chief Financial Officer – Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, Dimantha Mathew – Head of Research and Dilshan Wirasekara – Director/ Chief Executive Officer as moderator.

Clients of First Capital can access both reports by logging into our Research Page .  For further information please email us on  research@firstcapital.lk

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Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference

First Capital Holdings PLC has organized a programme titled “Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference” to be held on Tuesday 18th February 2020, at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Hotel Colombo.

The event is geared to provide 250 participants of the investment community, an overview of our expectations on the economic front mainly on interest rates, AWPLR, exchange rate, bond expectations, GDP forecast etc. alongside a presentation on the Banking Sector followed by a panel discussion.

Email : research@firstcapital.lk for registrations

 

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 12.02.2020

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance.

“Secondary bond market witnessed an uptrend from the outcome of today’s bill auction. Stock market bourse ended in red for the fourth straight session on the price losses made in COMB and LOLC.”

First Capital is an investment bank offering services as Stock Brokers in Sri Lanka. The Company acts as a conduit between retail and institutional clients and the secondary market of the Colombo Stock Exchange. First Capital’s best-in-class research team provide a series of actionable trade recommendations, daily and periodic market commentaries and publications for Stock Brokers in Sri Lanka.

First Capital Holdings PLC is an investment bank and is the pioneer non-bank affiliated Primary Dealer in Treasury Bills and Bonds in Sri Lanka. With a track record of over 25 years, the Company was the first licensed primary dealer appointed by the Central Bank, and is also the only listed and rated primary dealer in Treasury Bills and Bonds in Sri Lanka. First Capital delivers the only source for fixed income research in the local financial services industry. The Company’s best-in-class research team provide dynamic reports including economic reviews and proprietary research, encompassing fundamental, quantitative and technical analysis.