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Bond Yields Decline With Lower Borrowing Costs


Published on Friday, January 25, 2019

Bond Yields Decline With Lower Borrowing Costs: Inside Sri Lanka 2019-01-24 02:58:30.589 GMT By Anusha Ondaatjie (Bloomberg) — Sri Lanka’s bond yields fell as the government’s cost of borrowing was mostly lower at an auction Wednesday. * Central bank sold 21b rupees ($115m) of 364-day bills at 10.70%, down from 10.75% at previous auction, and… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, Commenting on the Bond and the Equity Market Performance on Ada Derana – 23.01.2019


Published on Thursday, January 24, 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… …
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Amanda Lokugamage, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, Commenting on the Bond and the Equity Market Performance on Ada Derana – 21.01.2019


Published on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Amanda Lokugamage, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, 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… …
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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 21, 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… …
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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… …
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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… …
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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… …
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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… …
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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.… …
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