Category Archives: Treasury Bonds and Bills

Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 17.06.2018

Published on Monday, June 18, 2018

First Capital’s Atchuthan Srirangan 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… …
Continue reading

Weekly Government Securities Market – 14-06-2018

Published on Thursday, June 14, 2018

Continue reading

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… …
Continue reading

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… …
Continue reading

Make the most of your investments – First Capital Kurunegala Branch – Lakbima

Published on Monday, April 2, 2018

   First Capital Holdings PLC is an investment bank and is the pioneer non-bank affiliated Primary Dealer in Treasury Bills and Bonds in Sri Lanka. With a track record of over 25 years, the Company was the first licensed primary dealer appointed by the Central Bank, and is also the only listed and rated primary… …
Continue reading

Sri Lankan stocks drop to near 3-week closing low; communal clash weighs on market

Published on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS FEBRUARY 8, 2018 COLOMBO, March 6 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares dropped to their lowest close in nearly three weeks on Tuesday amid investors’ concerns about communal violence. The country declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days on Tuesday to… …
Continue reading


Published on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Dilshan Wirasekara Director / CEO of First Capital, staff members Kosala Liyanagedara, Naveen Samarasekera, Anushi Ranawaka, Sewwandi Kathriarachchi, Rangajeewa Abeywickrama, Nisansala Munasinghe at Branch Opening Ceremonies in Negombo, Kurunegala and Kandy. March 06th 2018 – First Capital Holdings PLC, further expanded its branch network in an effort to forester stronger bonds with regionally based clients.… …
Continue reading

CIM Sri Lanka partners with First Capital Holdings

Published on Thursday, February 22, 2018

From left: CIM Sri Lanka Membership Development Manager Sanjay Hettiarachchi, CIM Sri Lanka Chairman Brian Selvanayagam, First Capital Holdings Chief Executive Officer Dilshan Wirasekara, Nisansala Munasinghe, First Capital Holdings Branding and Marketing Services Manager  Renewing a successful working partnership of three consecutive years, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between The Chartered Institute of… …
Continue reading

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… …
Continue reading