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Sri Lankan shares extend gain to 1-week closing high


Published on Thursday, May 17, 2018

JALIYA WIJERATNE, CEO OF FIRST CAPITAL EQUITIES, SPEAKS TO REUTERS MAY 16, 2018  COLOMBO, May 16 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares rose for a second straight session on Wednesday and closed at a one-week high, with Ceylon Tobacco Co Plc leading the gains. The Colombo stock index ended 0.42 percent firmer at 6,483.47, its highest close since… …
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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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Amanda Lokugamage, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 29.04.2018


Published on Wednesday, May 2, 2018

        First Capital’s Amanda Lokugamage 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… …
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Amanda Lokugamage, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 18.03.2018


Published on Monday, March 19, 2018

First Capital’s Amanda Lokugamage 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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Amanda Lokugamage, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 11.03.2018


Published on Tuesday, March 13, 2018

First Capital’s Amanda Lokugamage 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 steady in dull trade; political woes weigh


Published on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS FEBRUARY 20, 2018 COLOMBO, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended steady on Monday in thin trade amid political uncertainty after both parties in the ruling coalition suffered defeats in a local election earlier this month. Turnover stood at 288.4 million rupees ($1.9… …
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SL: Walking a tightrope


Published on Monday, February 19, 2018

Sunday Times | 18. 02. 2018 Last week’s topsy-turvy local government election result has triggered uncertainty in whether the authorities will pursue with the IMF-led, painful but crucial economic reforms. At the Colombo stock market, normally the first sector to react to political developments, share prices fell but were seen, cautiously rallying. Speaking to the… …
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Amanda Lokugamage, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 18.02.2018


Published on Monday, February 19, 2018

First Capital’s Amanda Lokugamage 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 higher on retail buying


Published on Friday, February 16, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS FEBRUARY 16, 2018  COLOMBO, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares recovered on Thursday, following two straight sessions of losses, on retail buying after the central bank held key policy rates steady amid signs political uncertainty was easing, dealers said. The central bank’s decision… …
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