Category Archives: Investing in Sri Lanka

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 13.05.2018


Published on Monday, May 14, 2018

First Capital’s Dimantha Mathew with the Market Review on Ada Derana The comments on this report are provided by the Capital Markets Research Unit of First Capital Holdings PLC an investment bank in Sri Lanka. The company operates in the capital markets of Sri Lanka in government securities – treasury bills and bonds, stock brokering and share market investments, asset management, private… …
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Sri Lankan shares close little changed, but post third weekly fall


Published on Monday, May 14, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, ASSISTANT  MANAGER – RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS May 14, 2018 COLOMBO, May 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares closed little changed on Friday as most investors stayed on the sidelines to see the real impact of a hike in fuel prices, brokers said. State-run fuel retailer Ceylon Petroleum Corp… …
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Sri Lankan stocks end at over 3-week low in thin trade


Published on Wednesday, May 9, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS MAY 09, 2018 COLOMBO, May 8 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares fell on Tuesday to more than a three-week low, dragged down by shares of beverage companies such as Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka Plc , while investors continued to await fresh cues from political… …
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Sri Lankan stocks end at near 3-week low in thin trade


Published on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS MAY 08, 2018 COLOMBO, May 4 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended at a near three-week low on Friday, led by large-cap shares in a light trading session, as investors looked for fresh cues from political and economic fronts. The Colombo stock index ended 0.26… …
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Sri Lankan stocks slip as political uncertainty continues; banks weigh


Published on Friday, April 27, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS COLOMBO, April 26 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares edged down in dull trade on Thursday and settled near their lowest close in more than one week hit earlier in the week as continued political uncertainty dampened sentiment, stockbrokers said. The market has been awaiting… …
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Sri Lanka’s Bid to Boost Value of Colombo Stock Exchange Set for Analysis in 2018 Report


Published on Thursday, April 26, 2018

First Capital signs third MoU with Oxford Business Group   Andrea Tsiachtsiri, Country Director, Oxford Business Group, Dilshan Wirasekara Director / CEO First Capital Holdings PLC, Nisansala Munasinghe Manager Branding and Marketing Services First Capital Holdings PLC First Capital Holdings signs third MoU with Oxford Business Group Colombo, April 2018: A new report by the… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 22.04.2018


Published on Monday, April 23, 2018

First Capital’s Atchuthan Srirangan with the Market Review on Ada Derana The comments on this report are provided by the Capital Markets Research Unit of First Capital Holdings PLC an investment bank in Sri Lanka. The company operates in the capital markets of Sri Lanka in government securities – treasury bills and bonds, stock brokering and share market investments, asset management, private… …
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Sri Lankan stocks slip as investors sell select blue chips


Published on Friday, April 20, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, ASSISTANT  MANAGER – RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS April 20, 2018 COLOMBO, April 19 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan share index slipped on Thursday from a five-week closing high hit the previous day, snapping a six-session winning streak, as investors offloaded select blue-chip stocks in low volumes. Many market participants stayed… …
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Sri Lankan shares hit 5-week closing high in thin trade


Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS APRIL 18, 2018 COLOMBO, April 17 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares hit a five-week closing high in thin trade on Tuesday, rising for a fifth straight session, as many market participants stayed away due to extended holidays after the Sinhala-Tamil New Year festival over… …
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Sri Lankan stocks end lower; turnover hits 15-week low


Published on Monday, April 9, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS APRIL 9, 2018 COLOMBO, April 6 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares slipped on Friday from their highest close in a week hit in the previous session, led by blue-chip stocks with the day’s turnover slumping to a 15-week low ahead of the traditional Sinhala-Tamil… …
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