Category Archives: Unit Trust

First Capital CEO panelist at 5th Annual Capital Market Conference


Published on Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara, CEO First Capital Holdings PLC will be sharing his insights and expertise at the 5th Annual Capital Market Conference. This year’s conference marks the 3rd consecutive year in which our CEO has been invited as a guest panelist representing the capital market industry in Sri Lanka. The 5th Annual Capital Market (CAPM)… …
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About Unit Trust – Isura Sirasa TV 15th January 2017


Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF INVESTING IN A UNIT TRUST? THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INVESTING DIRECTLY IN THE STOCK MARKET  VS  INVESTING VIA UNIT TRUST WHAT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF UNIT TRUST FUNDS AND WHAT ARE THE RISKS INVOLVED? HOW CAN A NEW INVESTOR START THEIR INVESTMENTS WITH UNIT TRUST? THE HISTORY OF UNIT TRUST FUNDS… …
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Sri Lankan shares fall to over 8-month low; Seylan deal weighs


Published on Tuesday, December 20, 2016

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares fell for a sixth straight session on Tuesday to hit its lowest in more than eight month led by financials as a Seylan Bank share deal cancellation weighed on sentiment. Stockbrokers said the Colombo Stock Exchange cancelled the 1.3 billion rupees ($8.7… …
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Make the most of your Savings!


Published on Monday, October 24, 2016

First Capital Money Market Fund is an open-ended fund that invests in corporate debt and government securities which mature within one year. The fund  is a good substitute for savings accounts and short term fixed deposits. The fund gives higher tax-free returns on your investment with the flexibility of withdrawing your investment at any time. The Unit… …
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Unit Trust Solutions


Published on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

First Capital Holdings PLC is a full-service investment bank with a 30-year history, which offers an array of investment solutions to its clients including services in capital markets advisory, fixed income, equities and wealth management. The company’s wealth management suite serves individual and institutional investors through unit trusts, financial planning and discretionary portfolio management. Currently,… …
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First Capital Equity Fund


Published on Monday, April 4, 2016

  First Capital Equity Fund is a collective investment scheme that invests in shares of companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. They are long term investments, ideally suited for investors with a 5-10 year investment horizon in mind. Investments in listed shares have higher risk than investments in fixed income instruments and they can… …
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Investing in Unit Trusts: What You Need To Know


Published on Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Navigating diverse investment tools can be perplexing for the average investor. Investor education is crucial as knowledgeable and empowered investors contribute towards a vibrant market. Unit trusts are one of many investment options available to investors. The following explores the mechanisms and types of unit trusts in the Sri Lankan market. Understanding Unit Trusts Think… …
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Gilt Edged Fund


Published on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The First Capital Gilt Edge Fund invests exclusively in government securities (treasury bills and bonds) issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka which are default risk-free instruments. It provides a tax-free income and offers you the option of withdrawing your investment at any time. The Unit Trusts Funds are managed by First Capital Asset Management Limited… …
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First Capital Money Market Fund


Published on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

First Capital Money Market Fund is an open-ended fund that invests in corporate debt and government securities which mature within one year. The fund  is a good substitute for savings accounts and short term fixed deposits. The fund gives higher tax-free returns on your investment with the flexibility of withdrawing your investment at any time. The Unit… …
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