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A message to our valued customers

Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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Women in Business – with Head of HR Wasanthi Stephen

Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

  Q: How has First Capital addressed the loss of women employees at mid-career in Sri Lanka? A: At First Capital, new parents – mothers specifically, now have the benefit of taking more paid time off than at any other in the investment industry. Employees of the organization are offered the benefit of extending their… …
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Overwhelming response to Investment Strategy 2020

Published on Thursday, February 20, 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… …
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Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

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… …
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Nisansala Kuruppumudali, Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the stock market performance

Published on Wednesday, January 29, 2020

“With the spreading fears of a virus impact on economies across the world, Sri Lankan ASPI too reacted negatively with the deadly corona virus making its way into the island. The benchmark index fell for the second straight session whilst volumes were recorded at LKR 256Mn………” Nisansala Kuruppumudali, Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the stock market performance. … …
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First Capital Treasuries announces LKR 750Mn Debenture Issue

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020

First Capital Treasuries PLC the Primary Dealer arm and a subsidiary of First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group), has announced that it intends to issue Listed, Rated, Subordinated, Unsecured, Redeemable Debentures with a principal value of LKR 750Mn maturing in five years with the following Interest payment options payable semi-annually; Type A – 12.75% p.a.… …
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Lessons from history; time to unload

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020

By First Capital Research Previous Fixed Income Report – Increase exposure in mid-long tenor bondsIn line with our expectations with the easing of political uncertainty post-Presidential Election, coupled with a favourable macro environment, bond yields eased off towards our targeted bottom bands of the yield curve. The favourites that we recommended, 2023 and 2024 maturities,… …
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Sri Lanka plantations could cover wage hike with economic relief package: Minister

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s plantations firms will be given benefits in the form of free fertilizer, tax cuts and credit support, which would give space for them to give salary hike decreed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa workers, co-cabinet spokesman Romesh Pathirana said. “We are hopeful that they should be able to pay these wages because… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market forecast – 20.10.2019

Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market forecast   #CSE #CBSL #lka 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 provides a series of actionable trade recommendations,… …
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Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the bond and share market performance – 01.10. 2019

Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2019

“The secondary market remained at a standstill as investors remained on the sideline due to the current uncertain environment. Stock Market concluded the day in red dragging down by CTC and CLC, recording the lowest close in 10 weeks.…..” Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the bond and share market performance  – 01.10.2019 First Capital… …
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