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SEYLAN BANK SHARES TO RETURN NEARLY 48% BY 2018: FC RESEARCH

Published on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | Category:Press

AS INTEREST RATES RISE, THE LISTED BANK’S EARNINGS COULD GROW FIVE TIMES FASTER OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS COMPARED TO 2016 BY ADJUSTING LENDING INTEREST RATES FASTER THAN DEPOSITS August 21, 2017 Listed Seylan Bank’s voting and non-voting shares will return up to 48% by the end of 2018 as rising interest rates accelerate the… …
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Sri Lankan shares fall to 4-mth closing low; blue chips drag

Published on Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS August 16, 2017 COLOMBO, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares fell for a fourth consecutive session on Wednesday, posting their lowest close in four months, as local investor sentiment remained muted following a string of disappointing June-quarter corporate results. However, the decline was limited… …
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Sri Lankan shares post steepest drop in 5 mths despite foreign buying

Published on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS August 15, 2017 COLOMBO, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares posted their worst decline in nearly five months on Tuesday, as local investor sentiment remained muted, after a string of disappointing June-quarter corporate results. However, foreign investors bought the island nation’s risky assets, with… …
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First Capital Fixed Income Recommendation – August 2017

Published on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Category:Press

Economic Health Score Recommendation Recap of Dec 2016 Economic Wrap Read the full report – First Capital Fixed Income Recommendation August 2017   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 proving services… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 13.08.2017

Published on Monday, August 14, 2017 | Category:TV Shows

First Capital’s Head of Research Dimantha Mathew with the market update – between 19.22 mins to 19.59 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… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – August 2017

Published on Monday, August 14, 2017 | Category:Press

Monetary Policy Review – Aug 2017 Policy rates unchanged The recovery of the agriculture related activities and the positive performance of the industry and services related activities together with the reinstatement of GSP+ facility are expected to contribute to economic growth. Headline inflation moderated at a faster pace to 4.8% in Jul 2017. Private sector… …
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Sri Lankan shares recover from over 3-mth low on bargain hunting

Published on Friday, August 11, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS August 10, 2017 COLOMBO, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares recovered from a three-and-a-half month low on Thursday, snapping a nine-session losing streak, as investors bought battered shares. The Colombo stock index rose 0.16 percent, or 10.29 points, to 6,516.32, edging up from its… …
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Sri Lankan shares fall to 3-1/2-month closing low; banks drag

Published on Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS August 9, 2017 COLOMBO, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares fell for the ninth straight session on Wednesday, posting their lowest close in three-and-a-half months, with banks such as Hatton National Bank leading the fall. The Colombo stock index fell 0.28 percent, or 18.10… …
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Sri Lankan shares fall to 3-1/2-month closing low, blue chips drag

Published on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS August 8, 2017 COLOMBO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares fell for an eighth straight session on Tuesday, posting their lowest close in nearly 3-1/2 months, with blue chips such as John Keells Holdings Plc leading the decline while selling by foreign investors also… …
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Lanka Ceramic announces restructuring

Published on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 | Category:Press

Source: Daily FT, Wednesday, 9 August 2017 Lanka Ceramic PLC has announced a restructuring of operating assets of the company to give maximum value to shareholders and allow for capital to be raised at a reasonable cost to finance existing as well as future operations and to reflect the real net worth of the company… …
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