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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.04.27

Published on Monday, May 8, 2017 | Category:First Capital

First Capital’s Atchuthan Srirangan with the market update – between 14.33 mins to 15.20 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 bonds, stock brokering and share… …
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Sri Lankan Shares Post 1-yr closing High on Continued Foreign Buying

Published on Monday, May 8, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Fri May 5, 2017 May 5 Sri Lankan shares rose to a one-year closing high on Friday, led by banking and diversified stocks, on continued foreign buying. The Colombo stock index ended 0.58 percent stronger at 6,640.57, its highest close since May 2016. It added… …
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Sri Lankan shrs gain; IMF may consider loan review request

Published on Friday, May 5, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS Thu May 4, 2017 Sri Lankan shares ended firmer on Thursday, helped by foreign buying in blue chips, after the International Monetary Fund said it may consider the country’s request for a second loan review. The Colombo stock index ended 0.59 percent stronger at 6,602.44, near its one-year closing… …
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Sri Lankan Shares Fall on Profit-taking in Large Caps

Published on Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Wed May 3, 2017 Sri Lankan shares fell on Wednesday, retreating further from a near 11-month closing high hit on Friday, as investors booked profits in large caps such as Ceylon Tobacco Co Plc and conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc. The Colombo stock index ended… …
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Sri Lankan shares end flat; foreign investors turn sellers

Published on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Tue May 2, 2017 Sri Lankan shares were largely unchanged in thin trading, near an 11-month high on Tuesday, as foreign investors turned net sellers for the first time in 26 sessions while blue chips saw profit-booking after a prolonged rise. Foreign investors net sold… …
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Changes to the Board of Directors of Dunamis Capital PLC and its listed subsidiaries First Capital Holdings PLC and Kelsey Developments PLC

Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | Category:First Capital

Colombo, 02nd May 2017 – The Executive Chairperson of Dunamis Capital PLC and its listed subsidiaries First Capital Holdings PLC and Kelsey Developments PLC, Mrs. Manjula Mathews has retired from her post with effect 30th April 2017. Mrs. Mathews, a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and an Alumnus of the… …
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Sri Lankan shares end higher as foreign investors pick blue chips

Published on Friday, April 28, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Wed Apr 26, 2017 Sri Lankan shares closed higher on Wednesday after two straight sessions of losses as foreign investors actively bought into blue chips, with the net stock buys touching nearly 15 billion rupees so far in the year. Foreign investors bought shares for… …
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Sri Lankan shares hit 6-mth closing high on foreign buying in Keells

Published on Saturday, April 22, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Fri Apr 21, 2017 Sri Lankan shares gained on Friday to hit a more than six-month closing high on foreign buying in market heavyweight John Keells Holdings, helping boost the overall sentiment. Foreign investors net bought equities worth 1.35 billion rupees ($8.88 million) on Friday,… …
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Sri Lanka foreign reserves fall to 7-year low in March

Published on Thursday, April 20, 2017 | Category:First Capital

Published by LBO | Posted on April 19, 2017 Apr 19, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s external reserves have fallen to a 6.9 year low after country’s reserves dropped almost 9 percent to 5.12 billion US dollars in March 2017, a research note showed. Central Bank has purchased 192.23 million dollars of foreign exchange from commercial banks at market… …
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Sri Lankan shares rise on foreign buying; blue chips gain

Published on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Tue Apr 18, 2017 Sri Lankan shares rose on Tuesday as foreign investors bought blue chips, with the market seeing overseas fund inflows for 18 consecutive sessions. Foreign investors net bought shares worth 172.8 million rupees on Tuesday. They have bought equities worth a net… …
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