Category Archives: Market

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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Weak link between CSE and global market trends hinders earnings growth: analysts


Published on Thursday, April 19, 2018

Daily Mirror | 18.04.2018 The weak link between Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and global market trends is keeping earnings growth of CSE indices below growth rates of competing markets. A latest regional World Bank report indicated the correlation between global trends and stock market developments in Pakistan and Sri Lanka are weaker compared to other… …
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Sri Lankan stocks extend gains, hit 5-week closing high


Published on Thursday, April 19, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, ASSISTANT  MANAGER – RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS April 19, 2018 COLOMBO, April 18 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan share index ended at its highest close in more than five weeks on Wednesday, gaining for a sixth straight session, but many market participants stayed away due to extended holidays after the… …
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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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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 15.04.2018


Published on Tuesday, April 17, 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 end higher; foreigners sell


Published on Monday, April 16, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS April 16, 2018 COLOMBO, April 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended slightly firmer on Wednesday led by blue-chip stocks in thin trade, while foreign selling boosted turnover with most local investors on leave ahead of the Sinhala-Tamil New Year this week,… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 08.04.2018


Published on Monday, April 9, 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 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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Sri Lankan stocks climb to 1-week high; foreign buying boosts turnover


Published on Saturday, April 7, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS APRIL 7, 2018 COLOMBO, April 5 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares climbed on Thursday to their highest close in one week as Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe survived a no-confidence motion, easing political uncertainty, dealers said. Wickremesinghe won the motion as late on Wednesday as… …
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Sri Lankan stocks fall to 1-week low as political woes weigh


Published on Thursday, April 5, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS APRIL 5, 2018 COLOMBO, April 4 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares fell on Wednesday to their lowest in one week as political uncertainty hurt sentiment ahead of a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, brokers said. The prime minister faces the vote at… …
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