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Election likely to boost Colombo bourse

Published on Monday, June 10, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Capital formation gets bloated during an election year which invariably tends to spur capital markets. This is the reason that most stockbrokers and investors are looking forward to an election, analysts say. President Maithripala Sirisena has announced that presidential elections will be held around December 7-9, this year. “An election itself becomes an economic activity.… …
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Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst, at First Capital on the bond and equity market forecast – 09.06.2019

Published on Monday, June 10, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst, at First Capital on the bond and equity market forecast – 09.06.2019 First Capital is an investment bank offering services as Stock Brokers in Sri Lanka. The Company acts as a conduit between retail and institutional clients and the secondary market of the Colombo Stock Exchange. First Capital’s best-in-class research… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research, at First Capital on the bond and equity market performance – 06.06.2019

Published on Friday, June 7, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research, at First Capital on the bond and equity market performance – 06.06.2019 First Capital is an investment bank offering services as Stock Brokers in Sri Lanka. The Company acts as a conduit between retail and institutional clients and the secondary market of the Colombo Stock Exchange. First Capital’s best-in-class research… …
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First Capital’s Dimantha Mathew, commenting on the bond and equity market forecast – 02.06.2019

Published on Monday, June 3, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and equity market forecast First Capital is an investment bank providing a full range of financial advisory and services. The Company’s research deliver heightened perspective in fundamental research aiding Share Market Investment in Sri Lanka. The Company’s best-in-class research team provide dynamic reports including economic reviews and proprietary… …
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First Capital’s Dimantha Mathew on the Bond and equity Market performance – 29.05.2019

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Category:Investing in Sri Lanka

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research, at First Capital on the bond and equity market performance – 29.05.2019  First Capital is an investment bank offering services as Stock Brokers in Sri Lanka. The Company acts as a conduit between retail and institutional clients and the secondary market of the Colombo Stock Exchange. First Capital’s best-in-class research team provide a… …
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Sri Lanka central bank seen cutting rates to boost growth after Easter attacks: Reuters poll

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Reuters |  29 -05 -2019 COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s central bank is widely expected to cut its key interest rates at a meeting on Friday, a Reuters poll showed, to support the economy after tourism and investment plummeted in the wake of Easter Sunday bombings. Sri Lanka is unlikely to hit its full-year economic growth… …
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First Capital reduces bond yield bands

Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Daily News | 28 – May -2019 Recent extension of the IMF agreement until June 2020 would help boost investor confidence. The IMF agreement was earlier temporally halted amid the political crisis that commenced on October 26, 2018, First Capital Research said in its ‘First Capital Fixed Income Report (FC FI)’ released yesterday. In their… …
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First Capital sees strong bias for rate cut

Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Daily Mirror | 29 May 2019 As Easter Sunday attacks further dampens Sri Lanka’s growth prospects, the Monetary Board of the Central Bank faces an inevitable situation to support the economy through a policy rate cut in the third monetary policy review meeting this week, the Colombo-based First Capital Research said. “First Capital Research allocates a… …
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Central Bank rate cut “inevitable”

Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Category:First Capital

Daily FT | 29 May 2019 First Capital Research says probability rate at 95%  Sluggish growth, Easter Sunday attacks, improved macro fundamentals seen as key reasons  Rate cut also likely given alarming deceleration of private sector credit  Predicts economic recovery will take at least one year, downgrades growth to less than 3%   First Capital Research yesterday… …
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Sri Lanka growth may fall below 3-pct in 2019: Report

Published on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | Category:Investment Banking in Sri Lanka

ECONOMY NEXT – May 28, 2019 Sri Lanka’s economy is expected to grow below 3 percent in 2019 after the Easter Sunday attacks dampened growth prospects, the research arm of First Capital, an investment house, said. “The Easter Sunday attack is expected to have a detrimental impact on the economy possibly further slowing down the sluggish… …
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