Category Archives: Unit Trust

Atchuthan Srirangan, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 21.01.2018


Published on Monday, January 29, 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 wealth… …
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Strategy Report 2018 – First Capital Research


Published on Friday, January 26, 2018

by First Capital Research “Tough Conditions, but Cautiously Optimistic 2018”  Bond Market We expect the yield curve in Government securities to have upward pressure in 2Q & 3Q in 2018, but First Capital Research has reduced the expected peaks in bond rates (1Yr, 5Yr & 10Yr) amidst the sharp rise in the health of the… …
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Sri Lankan shares extend declines, foreign buying curbs fall


Published on Thursday, January 18, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS JANUARY 18, 2018 COLOMBO, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended down for a sixth consecutive session on Wednesday, hitting their lowest close in more than two weeks, as retail investors sold blue chips, but foreign buying in the island nation’s risky assets… …
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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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