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Monthly Economic Watch – October 2017

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Category:Press

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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Sri Lankan shares snap winning streak, end lower on profit-taking

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS OCTOBER 16, 2017 COLOMBO, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares snapped a winning streak to end lower on Monday, slipping from their highest close in more than 10 weeks hit in the previous session, with investors booking profits in financials, brokers said. The Colombo… …
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First Capital team participates at “Invest Sri Lanka” Investor Forum – New York

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Category:Press

  The “Invest Sri Lanka Investor Forum” organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) in association with stock brokers in Sri lanka (CSE Member Firms) and leading listed companies was held yesterday (October 16) at the Sofitel New York receiving an unprecedented response from the… …
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Nishan de Mel joins First Capital Board

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Category:Press

Published on Daily FT | 2017-10-17 Dr. Nishan de Mel has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of First Capital Holdings Plc. He is an economist with extensive academic policy and private sector experience currently serving as Executive Director and Head of Research at Verite Research Ltd. Dr. de Mel has held several governing, teaching and… …
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4th Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Category:Press

The Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations is preparing to take over Colombo from Saturday, 21st October to Saturday, 28th October 2017 with over 3,500 international and local participants. The weeklong festival of choral competitions, friendship concerts and gala celebration concerts will be the harbinger of good tidings for the future of… …
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MARKET OVERVIEW ON CHANNEL EYE’S BUSINESS TODAY – 04.10.2017

Published on Monday, October 16, 2017 | Category:TV Shows

First Capital’s Dimantha Mathew with the Market Review on Channel Eye’s Business Today Program 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,… …
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Turnover and Volumes Decline at CSE

Published on Monday, October 16, 2017 | Category:Press

Published on Hiru Business News | 13 October 2017 Trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange ended on a mixed note today (13), with low retail participation. The All Share Price Index moved up by 10.74 points to close the day at 6,632.30 while S&P SL20 shed by 2.22 to 3,915.42. Turnover was Rs. 688.5 million… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 15.10.2017

Published on Monday, October 16, 2017 | Category:TV Shows

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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Sri Lankan shares rise for 4th session; beverage, diversified stocks up

Published on Monday, October 16, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS OCTOBER 13, 2017 COLOMBO, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares rose for a fourth straight session on Friday and posted their highest close in more than 10 weeks, as investors bought beverage and diversified stocks, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.16 percent firmer… …
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First Capital’s A- rating reaffirmed by ICRA Lanka

Published on Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Category:Press

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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