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Banking sector steady from 2018 – 2020: First Capital Research


Published on Friday, January 5, 2018

Ceylon Today | 4 -1-2018 By First Capital Research A leading research firm expects the Sri Lankan Banking sector to be stable during the next three years, from 2018 to 2020, with a stable credit growth, reduced Non Performing Loans (NPL) and lower interest rate volatility First Capital Research (FC Research), in its latest report… …
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FC Research forecasts steady phase for banking sector


Published on Friday, January 5, 2018

Daily News | 4 -1-2018 By First Capital Research   First Capital Research (FC Research) expects the banking sector to have a steady phase during 2018E-20E with stable credit growth, improving GDP growth supporting lower Non Performing loans and lower interest rate volatility leading to stable NIMs, it said in a statement issued yesterday. First… …
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Analysts expect CBSL to keep monetary policy unchanged


Published on Friday, January 5, 2018

The Island | 2017-12-27 By First Capital Research First Capital Research analysts stated Tuesday that they believe the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) would determine that the current monetary policy is appropriate and no change would be required. FC Capital Research further said.”Despite inflation remains high, GDP growth and Credit growth are below our… …
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Sri Lankan shares rise on banks, diversified stocks


Published on Thursday, January 4, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS JANUARY 4, 2018 COLOMBO, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares rose for an eighth straight session to hit a six-week closing high on Wednesday, as investors picked up banks and diversified shares, with sentiment expected to remain positive after the central bank kept… …
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Capital market wish list for the New Year – Interest rates down


Published on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Sunday Times | 31.12.2017 By First Capital Research Next year will see banking interest rates adjust downwards in 1H2018 similar to 4Q2017 to be in line with the dip in yields of Government Securities which is generally a positive sign for equity market as investors may look at alternative investment opportunities for bank FDs, analysts… …
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First Capital’s Amanda Lokugamage with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 26.12..2017


Published on Wednesday, December 27, 2017

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… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – October 2017


Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Content Briefing Monetary Policy Review IMF Inflation M2B & Sector Credit Reserves & Liquidity Currency Movement Government Securities Finance Sector Rate Movement External Sector Tourist Arrivals Global Markets Read the full report here: Monthly Economic Watch – October 2017 The comments on this report are provided by the Capital Markets Research Unit of First Capital… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 15.10.2017


Published on Monday, October 16, 2017

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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First Capital’s A- rating reaffirmed by ICRA Lanka


Published on Thursday, October 12, 2017

The issuer rating of SL[A-] with stable outlook was reaffirmed for First Capital Holdings PLC (First Capital) by ICRA Lanka Limited, a subsidiary of ICRA Limited, a group company of Moody’s Investors Service.  ICRA Lanka also reaffirmed the issuer rating [SL]A- with stable outlook for First Capital’s standalone primary dealer First Capital Treasuries PLC.  … …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 24.09.2017


Published on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

First Capital’s Senior Analyst Atchuthan Srirangan with the market update – between 19.23 mins to 19.55 mins 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… …
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