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Sri Lankan shares fall for 3rd session; blue-chips down

Published on Monday, February 20, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares hit a one-week closing low on Monday, as investors sold shares of blue chip firms such as Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc and John Keells Holdings Plc amid concerns over rising market interest rates. The Colombo stock index fell 0.33 percent to 6,139.51,… …
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US bond rate increase good for CSE; not so much for local bonds

Published on Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S  SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SPEAKS TO THE SUNDAY TIMES Foreigners rally in cash at CSE Despite being one of the poorest performing markets in the region, Sri Lanka’s stock market which has been in the doldrums has attracted a lot of foreign buying interest since of late. This heavy investor participation stems… …
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Sri Lankan shares slip from 4-wk closing high on profit-taking

Published on Friday, February 17, 2017 | Category:Educational Articles

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares ended slightly weaker on Thursday, down from a four-week closing high hit in the previous session, as investors sold diversified and telecom shares after a three-day rising streak. The Colombo stock index fell 0.03 percent to end at 6,173.72, sliding from its… …
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First Capital CEO panelist at 5th Annual Capital Market Conference

Published on Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Category:Educational Articles

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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Sri Lankan shares hit 2-wk closing high as blue chips rally

Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares hit a two-week closing high on Tuesday as investors picked up blue chip shares such as John Keells Holdings Plc and Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.17 percent firmer at 6,148.94, its highest close since Jan.… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – Feb 2017

Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Category:First Capital

“Private sector credit growth registered at 21.9% on a YoY basis by end 2016. Credit disbursements in absolute terms remain high spite of the substantial upward adjustments in nominal and real interest rates.” READ FULL REPORT  Monetary Policy Review Inflation M2B & Sector Credit Reserves & Liquidity Currency Movement Government Securities Finance Sector Rate Movement… …
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Sri Lankan shares hit more than 1-wk closing high; blue chips gain

Published on Monday, February 13, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares hit a more than one week closing high on Monday as investors picked up battered blue chips such as John Keells Holdings Plc and Dialog Axiata Plc, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.73 percent firmer at 6,138.73, its highest close… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.02.08

Published on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FC Senior Research Analyst Atchuthan Srirangan with the market update – between 17.00 mins to 17.55 mins 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 management,  retirement planning, personal financial… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.02.06

Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FC Head of Research Dimantha Mathew with the market update – between 14.00 mins to 14.36 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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Sri Lankan shares recover from 10-mth closing low on bargain-hunting

Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares rose on Tuesday, recovering from a more than 10-month closing low hit in the previous session, as investors picked up battered blue chips after the central bank held its key policy rates steady, brokers said. However, concerns over rising market interest rates… …
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