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Sri Lankan stocks hold steady; Ceylon Tobacco falls

Published on Thursday, September 28, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan stocks ended flat on Wednesday as the gains driven by manufacturing shares were offset by losses mainly in beverage companies. The Colombo stock index ended 0.12 points weaker at 6,419.47. Shares of Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc… …
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Economic outlook positive despite inflation

Published on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Category:First Capital

Published on Ceylon Today | 2017-09-27 By Kamal Kandewatta Considering the improved economic growth and official reserves in the second quarter of the year, FC research expects more positive signs in the economy, despite the possibility of rising inflation. Inflation is expected to have upward pressure towards October and beyond with the floods in May… …
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Sri Lankan shares edge up from 1-wk low as investors buy blue chips

Published on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares rose on Tuesday for the first time in four sessions, rebounding from a one-week closing low, as investors picked up banking and beverage stocks after the central bank held the policy rates steady. The Sri… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 24.09.2017

Published on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Category:Investment Banking in Sri Lanka

First Capital’s Senior Analyst Atchuthan Srirangan with the market update – between 19.23 mins to 19.55 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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First Capital Fixed Income Recommendation – September 2017

Published on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Category:Educational Articles

Economic Health Score Recommendation Recap of Dec 2016 Economic Wrap Read the full report – First Capital Fixed Income Recommendation September 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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Pre-Policy Analysis – 25th September 2017

Published on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | Category:Educational Articles

First Capital Research Sep 2017 GDP growth for 2Q 2017 was better than expected, grew by 4.0%YoY in the 2Q2017 with the industrial and the services activities recorded higher growth rates of 5.2%YoY and 4.5%YoY respectively. FC Research upgrades private sector credit growth for 2017E to 16% from 14% amidst a possible pickup towards year… …
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Sri Lankan shares end steady near 5-week closing high

Published on Friday, September 22, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended flat on Thursday, near a more than five-week closing high hit in the previous session, as gains in beverage and construction shares were offset by losses in bank stocks. The Colombo stock index ended… …
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Sri Lankan shares hit over 5-wk closing high on foreign buying

Published on Friday, September 22, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares gained for a fifth straight session on Wednesday to hit a more than five-week closing high as foreign investors bought into blue-chips, boosting sentiment. Foreign investors bought a net 556.6 million rupees ($3.64 million) worth… …
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Three leading companies onboard as Gold Sponsors for 38th NCCA

Published on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Category:Corporate

Published on Mirror Business on 2017-09-18 Three of the country’s leading companies, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB), First Capital Holdings PLC and Softlogic Life PLC recently came onboard as gold sponsors for the 38th National Conference of Chartered Accountants (NCCA) organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka). The… …
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Sri Lankan shares hit 3-week closing high as blue chips gain

Published on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares rose for a third straight session on Monday and ended at a three-week closing high as investors picked up diversified and telecom shares, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.12 percent firmer at 6,409.65,… …
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