Category Archives: Research

Weekly Government Securities Market – 24-05-2018


Published on Thursday, May 24, 2018

By First Capital Holdings Foreign Interest Foreign holdings decreased by Rs 6.0 billion to record Rs 309 billion. Meanwhile, overall Government securities dipped marginally, resulting in the overall foreign holding percentage dipping to 6.1% Maturities for next week The Government securities market has Treasury bill maturities amounting to Rs 110.0 billion, while the Government also… …
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Weekly Government Securities Market – 18-05-2018


Published on Friday, May 18, 2018

Secondary market yield curve shifted upwards throughout the week and selling interest was seen actively on the 2019 maturities this past week. At the Primary bill auction 1-Yr bill saw its yield increasing by 5bps and the 3M bill was accepted at 8.33% nad its yield increased by 22bps. Despite being offered, the 6M bills… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 06.05.2018


Published on Wednesday, May 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 at over 3-week low in thin trade


Published on Wednesday, May 9, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS MAY 09, 2018 COLOMBO, May 8 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares fell on Tuesday to more than a three-week low, dragged down by shares of beverage companies such as Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka Plc , while investors continued to await fresh cues from political… …
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Sri Lankan stocks end at near 3-week low in thin trade


Published on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS MAY 08, 2018 COLOMBO, May 4 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended at a near three-week low on Friday, led by large-cap shares in a light trading session, as investors looked for fresh cues from political and economic fronts. The Colombo stock index ended 0.26… …
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Sri Lankan stocks end at over 1-wk low; Teejay drags index


Published on Thursday, May 3, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, ASSISTANT  MANAGER – RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS May 3, 2018 COLOMBO, May 2 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended at their lowest in over a week on Wednesday led by textile company Teejay Lanka due to a fall in the rupee and on higher global cotton prices, brokers said.… …
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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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RPT-Sri Lankan stocks edge up on buying in blue chips


Published on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, ASSISTANT  MANAGER – RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS COLOMBO, April 27 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended slightly firmer on Friday with block deals in blue chips pushing up the day’s turnover to a more than three-week high, although political uncertainty dampened investor appetite for risk assets, stockbrokers said. The… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 25.04.2018


Published on Friday, April 27, 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… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – research, First Capital Holdings PLC discussed Discussion regarding long-term beneficial of recently implemented Inland Revenue Bill in Sri Lanka.


Published on Monday, April 23, 2018

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 wealth management, retirement planning, personal financial planning, unit trust, margin trading, capital… …
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