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Sri Lankan shares end higher on foreign buying

Published on Friday, January 20, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan stocks closed higher on Friday led by financials, after hitting a more than one-week closing low in the previous session, on increased appetite for risky assets by foreign investors.  The Colombo stock index ended up 0.08 percent at 6,169.57, edging up from its… …
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Sri Lanka’s changing investment landscape set for analysis in 2017 report

Published on Friday, January 20, 2017 | Category:Events

Sri Lanka’s efforts to boost capital inflows through the gradual liberalisation of its trade and investment laws will be explored in a forthcoming report by the global publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG). The Report: Sri Lanka 2017 will look in detail at what the country’s capital markets sector is doing to prepare for an… …
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About Unit Trust – Isura Sirasa TV 15th January 2017

Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | Category:Educational Articles

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF INVESTING IN A UNIT TRUST? THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INVESTING DIRECTLY IN THE STOCK MARKET  VS  INVESTING VIA UNIT TRUST WHAT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF UNIT TRUST FUNDS AND WHAT ARE THE RISKS INVOLVED? HOW CAN A NEW INVESTOR START THEIR INVESTMENTS WITH UNIT TRUST? THE HISTORY OF UNIT TRUST FUNDS… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.01.16

Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 | Category:First Capital

  FC Head of Research Dimantha Mathew with the market update – between 17.16 mins to 18.20 mins …
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Sri Lankan shares end lower on rising rates

Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan stocks closed lower on Monday as investors sold financials after rising yields in short-term government securities hit sentiment, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.26 percent weaker at 6,201.65, slipping from its highest close since Dec. 30 hit on Friday.  Shares gained… …
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Sri Lankan shares end at 2-wk high on proposed EU trade concession

Published on Friday, January 13, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan stocks ended at their highest level in two weeks on Friday, led by beverage and manufacturing shares, as sentiment improved after a European Union executive proposed that the bloc reinstates a trade concession to Sri Lanka. The European Commission on Wednesday said in… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.01.13

Published on Friday, January 13, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FC Senior Research Analyst Atchuthan Srirangan with the market update – between 16.50 mins to 17.18 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… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – Jan 2017

Published on Friday, January 13, 2017 | Category:First Capital

“Rupee liquidity in the domestic money market returned to surplus levels in December, while market interest rates, which increased in response to monetary tightening, appear to have broadly stabilized during the month” READ FULL REPORT  Monetary Policy Review Inflation M2B & Sector Credit Reserves & Liquidity Currency Movement Government Securities Finance Sector Rate Movement External… …
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PLANTATION SECTOR – ‘BUSINESS TODAY’ – CHANNEL EYE 11-01-2017

Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | Category:First Capital

SNAPSHOT OF THE PLANTATION SECTOR ; There are 19 companies listed under the plantations sector on the Colombo Stock Exchange generating a total market capitalization of LKR 22Bn. The industry is mainly export oriented revolving around Tea, Rubber and Palm Oil cultivation, however the segment is currently going through changes. Ceylon Tea commands $ 1.2Bn… …
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Sri Lankan shares end marginally lower; T-bill yields hit 4-mth high

Published on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares erased early gains to end marginally lower on Tuesday as yields on short-term government securities rose in a weekly auction amid uncertainty over government’s monetary and budget policies. Yields on treasury bill auctions rose 9-19 basis points at a weekly auction on… …
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