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Central Bank expected to keep key rates unchanged: First Capital

Published on Thursday, June 22, 2017 | Category:Press

Author LBO Posted on June 21, 2017 | Economy, Featured, Forex, Policy June 21, 2017 (LBO) – The Central Bank of Sri Lanka is expected to keep key interest rates unchanged in its monthly monetary policy announcement on Friday, with slower first quarter growth and a deceleration in inflation contributing to the decision, First Capital… …
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POLL: Sri Lanka cbank seen keeping rates steady as growth slows

Published on Thursday, June 22, 2017 | Category:Press

* Thirteen out of 14 analysts predict steady rates * Full-year growth expected to slow on adverse weather * Tight fiscal, monetary policies also weigh on growth * Policy announcement due on Friday, June 23 at 0200 GMT COLOMBO, June 21 Sri Lanka's central bank is expected to keep its key interest rates steady at… …
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Pre-Policy Analysis – 20th June 2017

Published on Thursday, June 22, 2017 | Category:Investment Banking in Sri Lanka

By First Capital’s Dimantha Mathew & Atchuthan Srirangan   Read the full report here: Pre-Policy Analysis – 20th June 2017     …
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Sri Lankan shares hit near 1-wk closing low; Keells down 3 pct

Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS Mon Jun 19, 2017 Sri Lankan shares hit a near one-week closing low in tepid trade on Monday, as selling in diversified and banking shares offset foreign inflow into equities. The Colombo stock index ended down 0.52 percent at 6,684.02, its weakest since June 14.… …
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OBG outlines reforms for growth

Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Category:Press

Published on Daily FT on  Tuesday, 20 June 2017 – By Charumini de Silva Sri Lanka needs to concentrate on a much-needed modernisation drive and structural reforms to improve growth, experts said yesterday, as the country attempts to break out of its low-middle income status. Sri Lanka’s plans to boost economic growth, which places tourism… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.06.18

Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Category:TV Shows

First Capital’s Atchuthan Srirangan with the market update – between 22.32 mins to 22.56 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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Sri Lankan shares gain for 3rd day to hit near 4-wk closing high

Published on Monday, June 19, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS Fri Jun 16, 2017 Sri Lankan shares rose on Friday for the third straight session to hit a near four-week closing high as investors picked up blue chip stocks. The Colombo stock index ended 0.36 percent higher at 6,718.83, its highest close since May 22, and recorded its… …
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First Capital Fixed Income Recommendation – June 2017

Published on Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Category:Press

Economic Health Score Recommendation Recap of Dec 2016 Economic Wrap Read the full report – First Capital Fixed Income Recommendation 14th-June-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 to… …
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Sri Lankan shares hit near 2-week closing low

Published on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | Category:Press

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS Mon Jun 12, 2017 Sri Lankan shares on Monday ended at their lowest in near two weeks due to profit-booking in banking shares, but foreign inflows helped curb losses. The Colombo stock index ended 0.09 percent weaker at 6,663.15, its lowest close since May 30.… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.06.11

Published on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | Category:TV Shows

First Capital’s Head of Research Dimantha Mathew with the market update – between 18.50 mins to 19.20 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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