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Sri Lankan shares rise on gains in blue chips, foreign buying


Published on Friday, November 11, 2016

First Capital’s Head of Research, Dimantha Mathew, speaks to Reuters Tuesday Nov 03, 2016 Nov 3 Sri Lankan shares closed Thursday at a near-two week high, helped by gains in blue chips and as foreign investors picked up beaten down stocks. The benchmark index of the Colombo Stock Exchange ended 0.2 percent higher, or 13.05 points, at… …
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Sri Lanka – Budget 2017 Review


Published on Friday, November 11, 2016

The Budget for 2017 focused on simplifying the tax system and removing tax exemptions with the view to enhance revenue while focusing measures to provide educational support and improving healthcare facilities and staff. Government plans on a sustained path of fiscal consolidation as it aims for the first time to achieve a revenue surplus and… …
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Sri Lankan shares fall from near 2-wk high ahead of budget


Published on Friday, November 4, 2016

First Capital’s Head of Research, Dimantha Mathew, speaks to Reuters Friday November 04, 2016 Sri Lankan shares fell on Friday from a near two-week high hit in the previous session as investors waited for cues from the national budget scheduled on Nov. 10. The benchmark index of the Colombo Stock Exchange ended 0.11 percent weaker, or… …
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Make the most of your Savings!


Published on Monday, October 24, 2016

First Capital Money Market Fund is an open-ended fund that invests in corporate debt and government securities which mature within one year. The fund  is a good substitute for savings accounts and short term fixed deposits. The fund gives higher tax-free returns on your investment with the flexibility of withdrawing your investment at any time. The Unit… …
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First Capital’s A- rating was reaffirmed by ICRA Lanka


Published on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The issuer rating of SL[A-] with stable outlook was reaffirmed for First Capital Holdings PLC (FC) by ICRA Lanka Limited, subsidiary of ICRA Limited, a group company of Moody’s Investors Service. ICRA Lanka also reaffirmed the issuer rating [SL]A- with stable outlook for First Capital’s standalone primary dealer First Capital Treasuries PLC (FCT). The rating… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – Aug 2016


Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

  Content Briefing Inflation External Sector Monetary Policy Review Tourist Arrivals Treasury Bills & Bonds Global News Read the full report here     Source: First Capital Research …
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The Report Sri Lanka 2016: Signaling Opportunities Emerging for Global Investors


Published on Monday, August 8, 2016

In a pursuit of much desired international investor attention to Sri Lanka, ‘The Report: Sri Lanka 2016,’ the first independently produced economic analysis of the Sri Lankan economy providing a vital guide to many facets of the country, including its macroeconomics, infrastructure, banking, capital markets and other sectoral developments was launched on 01st August 2016.… …
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International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions Seminar


Published on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Media Release International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions Seminar Colombo 10 June 2016:  In an effort to expand the horizon of local Banks, Non-Bank Financial Institutions and Micro Finance Institutions a specialized seminar entitled “International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions” is to be held on Tuesday 05th July 2016 at the Cinnamon Grand… …
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“An International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions in Sri Lanka”


Published on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

First Capital together with The Currency Exchange (TCX), Guarantco, FMO and Frontclear are organizing a half day seminar on the 05th of July at the Cinnamon Grand for the Financial Sector. The seminar will give participants insights to local currency and local collateral solutions, whilst providing access to funding from Development Financial Institutes (DFIs) and… …
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First Capital Money Market Fund


Published on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

GET IN TOUCH – 0771 764 799  |   0771 535 465   FIRST CAPITAL MONEY MARKET FUND (FCMMF) Products and Services – This unit trust fund acts as a pooling vehicle in which contributions from multiple investors are accumulated and invested in fixed income investments such as government securities, commercial paper, structured debt instruments, and even… …
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