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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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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 17.09.2017

Published on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Category:Investment Banking in Sri Lanka

First Capital’s Hansanee Baddage with the market update – between 19.31 mins to 19.58 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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Sri Lankan shrs end near 3-wk closing high; turnover highest in over 6 yrs

Published on Monday, September 18, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares rose for a second straight session on Friday and ended at a near three-week closing high, while a block deal in Singer Sri Lanka Plc pushed turnover to over a six-year high. The Colombo stock… …
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Sri Lankan shares close little changed; tax bill weighs on market

Published on Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares closed little changed on Wednesday as local investors wait to see the real impact of the new tax bill, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.07 percent weaker at 6,372.70. It fell 0.2 percent… …
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Sri Lankan shares end marginally higher; block deals boost turnover

Published on Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended with modest gains on Tuesday as local investors picked up beverage and trading shares, while block deals boosted the turnover to more than a two-month high. The Colombo stock index ended 0.08 percent… …
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Sri Lankan shares close little changed in dull trade; tax bill weighs on mkt

Published on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares closed little changed in low turnover on Monday as investors waited for clarity on the new tax bill. The parliament passed tax reforms on Thursday that should simplify the tax system, widen the tax… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 10.09.2017

Published on Monday, September 11, 2017 | Category:Investment Banking in Sri Lanka

First Capital’s Senior Research Analyst Atchuthan Srirangan with the market update – between 23.02 mins to 23.42 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 end higher on foreign buying; tax bill weighs

Published on Monday, September 11, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares posted their second straight session of gains on Friday, further moving away from the lowest close in more than four months hit this week, as foreign investors picked up beaten down shares. The Sri Lanka… …
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