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Sri Lankan shares hit over one-week closing low; blue chips fall

Published on Friday, December 9, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares closed at their lowest in more than a week on Friday as investors sold large-cap shares such as Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc and Conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc amid subdued sentiment. The Colombo stock index ended down 0.2 percent at 6,324.10, its… …
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First Capital wins Bronze – Financial Services Category at Annual Report Awards

Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | Category:Events

Chief Financial Officer of First Capital Holdings Mangala Jayashanth receiving the Bronze Award for “Financial Institutions” category at the 52nd Annual Report Awards   Investment Bank First Capital Holdings PLC, won the Bronze Award for “Financial Institutions” category at the 52nd Annual Report Awards competition organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka… …
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Sri Lanka shares end near one-week closing low

Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares ended weaker for a second straight session on Wednesday, to hit their lowest close in nearly one week, with foreign investors selling domestic shares as uncertainty over budget proposals continued to keep sentiment subdued. The Colombo stock index ended down 0.36 percent… …
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Sri Lanka shares slip from near 3-wk high on profit taking

Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares ended slightly weaker on Tuesday, ending a four-session run of gains, to slip from a near three-week high as investors booked profits, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.28 percent or 17.72 points down at 6,350.40, slipping from its highest close… …
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Sri Lanka shares end 1 pct higher; foreign buying seen

Published on Thursday, December 1, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares jumped more than 1 percent on Thursday as investors sought bargains in blue-chips and on buying by foreign investors. The Colombo stock index ended up 1.09 percent at 6,309.04, its highest close since Nov. 18. The index hit a near-eight-month low on… …
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Sri Lanka shares edge up; tax proposals weigh

Published on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS   Sri Lankan shares ended slightly higher on Wednesday as investors sought bargains in blue-chips but concerns over recent budget tax proposals weighed on sentiment. The Colombo stock index ended up 0.15 percent at 6,241.10, ending three sessions of losses.  The index hit a near-eight-month… …
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Sri Lanka shares hit near 8-mth low on foreign fund outflow

Published on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS   Sri Lankan shares fell on Tuesday for the third straight session to end at a near eight-month low as foreign investors trimmed their exposure to the island nation’s risky assets amid concerns over budget tax proposals. The Colombo stock index ended 0.11 percent down… …
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Sri Lanka shares end little changed; turnover slumps

Published on Friday, November 25, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares ended little changed on Friday, hovering near eight-month lows, while turnover slumped as investors kept to the sidelines on concerns over recent tax proposals. The Colombo stock index ended 0.02 percent down at 6,252.12, and lost 1.17 percent during the week, marking… …
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Sri Lanka shares end 8-day losing streak

Published on Thursday, November 24, 2016 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS Sri Lankan shares snapped an eight-day falling streak to end slightly higher on Thursday, but concerns over recent tax proposals continued to weigh on sentiment. The bourse hit its lowest close since April 7 on Wednesday on caution over the budget tax proposals, including revisions… …
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Sri Lanka shares fall for 8th session; tax proposals weigh

Published on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | Category:First Capital

First Capital’s Head of Research, Dimantha Mathew, speaks to Reuters Investment banks in Sri Lanka, Investment banking in Sri Lanka, Investment companies in Sri Lanka, Share market investment in Sri Lanka, Investment in Sri Lanka, Stock brokers in Sri Lanka, Treasury bill in Sri Lanka, Unit trust in Sri Lanka, Treasury bonds in Sri Lanka,… …
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