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Sri Lankan shares edge down on VAT-hike concern

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2016 | Category:Research

First Capital’s Senior Research Analyst, Atchuthan Srirangan speaks to Reuters Wed Sep 14, 2016 “Investors are worried about the VAT hike. Profit-taking was also there.” COLOMBO, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares closed marginally lower on Wednesday, posting their lowest closing level in nearly six weeks, as a government proposal to raise the value added… …
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Is it time to break open the piggy bank?

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2016 | Category:Stock Market

First Capital’s Senior Manager Research, Dimantha Mathew shares his outlook for equity markets in 2016. “The economy is on recovery mode and things will take a bit more time to settle”. Read more… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – Aug 2016

Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | Category:Educational Articles

  Content Briefing Inflation External Sector Monetary Policy Review Tourist Arrivals Treasury Bills & Bonds Global News Read the full report here     Source: First Capital Research …
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CIM Sri Lanka partners First Capital Holdings for cross-discipline knowledge sharing

Published on Friday, September 9, 2016 | Category:Events

    The Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka entered into a strategic partnership with First Capital Holdings PLC, one of the country’s leading investment banks, to lay the foundation for a cross-discipline knowledge sharing platform. Further strengthening the aspiration to build awareness and share industry knowhow a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between… …
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The Report Sri Lanka 2016: Signaling Opportunities Emerging for Global Investors

Published on Monday, August 8, 2016 | Category:Events

In a pursuit of much desired international investor attention to Sri Lanka, ‘The Report: Sri Lanka 2016,’ the first independently produced economic analysis of the Sri Lankan economy providing a vital guide to many facets of the country, including its macroeconomics, infrastructure, banking, capital markets and other sectoral developments was launched on 01st August 2016.… …
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Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2016: Strategic Sponsor First Capital

Published on Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Category:Events

First Capital Holdings PLC is pleased to have partnered the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce for the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2016 with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena. It is the third consecutive year that the company has chosen to support the summit as Strategic Sponsor. The sponsorship is part of First Capital’s ongoing commitment… …
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“International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions”

Published on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | Category:First Capital

Colombo: A specialized and distinct seminar entitled “International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions” was recently held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Oak Room Colombo.  Jointly organized by Netherlands-based The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), GuarantCo, FMO – the Dutch Development Bank, and Frontclear together with locally based investment bank First Capital Holdings PLC, the main… …
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SPECIAL REPORT: International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions

Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 | Category:Events

First Capital Holdings PLC brings together Netherlands-based The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), FMO – Entrepreneurial Development Bank, Frontclear and UK-based GuarantCo to share key insights and support By Charumini de Silva In an effort to expand the horizon of local banks, non-Bank Financial Institutions (nBFIs) and micro-finance institutions, a specialised forum titled ‘International Investor Perspective… …
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International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions Seminar

Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 | Category:Events

Colombo July 2016: Jointly organized by Netherlands-based The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), GuarantCo, FMO – the Dutch Development Bank, and Frontclear together with locally based  investment bank First Capital Holdings PLC, a specialized and distinct seminar entitled “International Investor Perspective on Local Currency Solutions” was recently held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Oak Room Colombo.… …
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Investing in Government Securities: What You Need To Know – Part 01

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2016 | Category:Educational Articles

Primary Market Information on auctions for Treasury Bills and Treasury Bonds are published in newspapers at least two days prior to the auction date. In the case of Treasury Bills, newspaper advertisements relating to auctions are generally published on Mondays and the auctions are held on Wednesdays (if it is not a public holiday). Bids… …
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