Register Online

Category Archives: Market Update

Bullish mode enabled due to positive outcomes of primary auctions


Published on Friday, January 18, 2019

Ceylon Today | 18 Jan 2019 Weekly Yield Movement & Volume The bond market opened in bullish sentiment, enabled by the positive mode on the back of primary bill and bond auction outcomes. During the week, a notable downward shift was witnessed in the secondary market yield curve, while overall market witnessed moderate volumes. During the… …
Continue reading

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, Commenting on the Bond and the Equity Market Performance on Ada Derana – 13.01.2019


Published on Monday, January 14, 2019

First Capital’s Dimantha Mathew Commenting on the Bond and the Equity Market Performance 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… …
Continue reading

Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst, at First Capital Holdings PLC commenting on the equity market forecast on Ada Derana – 09.01.2019


Published on Friday, January 11, 2019

Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst, at First Capital Holdings PLC commenting on the bond and the equity market performance 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… …
Continue reading

Sri Lanka GDP, CPI Outlook Lowered Through 2019


Published on Friday, January 11, 2019

2019-01-11 06:00:00.6 GMT By Cynthia Li (Bloomberg) — Economists slashed Sri Lanka growth forecasts for this year after the economy grew at the slowest pace in five quarters, according to the latest quarterly survey conducted by Bloomberg News. The biggest revisions were for the first and second quarters, both cut by 1.3 percentage points to… …
Continue reading

Weekly Government Securities Market -11-01-2019


Published on Friday, January 11, 2019

By First Capital Research Weekly Yield movement & Volume The secondary market yield curve remained almost unchanged, while moderate volumes were seen during the week. Despite the continuous depreciation witnessed in previous weeks, currency was seen stabilising around Rs 182.0 levels, closing at Rs 182.8 relative to Rs 182.9 at the beginning of the week.… …
Continue reading

Nisansala Kuruppumudali, Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings PLC, commenting on the bond and the equity market performance on Ada Derana – 07.01.2019


Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

First Capital’s Nisansala Kuruppumudali commenting on the bond and the equity market performance 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… …
Continue reading

Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst, at First Capital Holdings PLC commenting on the equity market forecast on Ada Derana – 06.01.2019


Published on Monday, January 7, 2019

Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst, at First Capital Holdings PLC commenting on the bond and the equity market performance 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… …
Continue reading

Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital Holdings PLC commenting on the bond and the equity market performance on Ada Derana – 04.01.2019


Published on Monday, January 7, 2019

First Capital’s Atchuthan Srirangan at First Capital Holdings PLC commenting on the bond and the equity market performance 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… …
Continue reading

Sri Lanka stocks up but turnover at a decade low


Published on Monday, January 7, 2019

Economy Next – 04.01.2019 ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.1 percent up but turnover was 64 million rupees, the lowest since 64 million rupees hit in November 2009, brokers said. The Colombo All Share Index closed up 9.18 points at 6077.66 while the S&P SL20 index closed at 3105.75 points up 14.23 percent. Foreign… …
Continue reading

Weekly Government Securities Market – 04-01-2019


Published on Friday, January 4, 2019

By First Capital Research Weekly Yield movement & Volume The secondary market yield curve was relatively stable; however during the latter part of the week, the yield curve was seen shifting slightly downwards across the board due to buying interest seen in the market. Continued depreciation in currency was witnessed, recording the lowest on 28… …
Continue reading