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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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Sri Lankan shares hit 10-mth closing low ahead of cbank rate review

Published on Monday, February 6, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares fell on Monday to an over 10-month closing low, dragged down by beverage and banking stocks, as investors awaited cues from the central bank’s monetary policy review on Tuesday. The Colombo stock index ended 0.8 percent lower at 6,068.31, it’s lowest close… …
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Sri Lankan shares fall on foreign selling amid political uncertainties

Published on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Category:Educational Articles

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares fell on Tuesday to end near a 10-month low as foreign investors sold equities amid political instability and on worries of further interest rate hikes, brokers said. While investors turned cautious after the government’s coalition partners decided to contest local polls separately,… …
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Sri Lankan shares close slightly higher in dull trade

Published on Monday, January 30, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan stocks ended marginally higher on Monday in lacklustre trading as bargain-hunting investors picked up battered shares, but political instability and a rise in interest rates capped gains, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.1 percent higher at 6,140.54. It hit a near… …
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