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Bloomberg First Word (BFW) Date: 2019-09-19 03:59:28.59 GMT LKR Little Changed as Presidential Vote Called: Inside Sri Lanka


Published on Friday, September 20, 2019

(Bloomberg) — Sri Lanka’s rupee is trading steady after the Election Commission announced that it would conduct voting for the island’s presidential election on Nov. 16. * USD/LKR little changed at 180.82 ; pair rose 0.2% on Wednesday. * “Domestic investors will take the news positively as they are expecting overall economic activity to pick… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and equity market performance – 11.09.2019


Published on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and equity market performance  #CSE #CBSL #lka. First Capital is an investment bank providing a full range of financial advisory and services. The Company’s research deliver heightened perspective in fundamental research aiding Share Market Investment in Sri Lanka. The Company’s best-in-class research team provide dynamic reports including economic reviews and proprietary research,… …
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Want to get an in-depth analysis of the “Budget 2019”?


Published on Friday, March 8, 2019

Daily FT | 07.03.2019 The Budget for 2019 focused on continuing its reform agenda though with a much slower liberalisation policy framework while taking measures to revive and strengthen the local entrepreneur. Heavy focus has been laid on promoting tourism together with investing in transportational infrastructure, education and housing whereas improving revenue collection and mobilisation… …
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Sri Lanka budget exposes tile firms to more competition, boosts property sector


Published on Thursday, March 7, 2019

ECONOMYNEXT |7.03.2019 Tile companies will face more competition with some tariffs lowered or removed in the government budget for 2019 but construction firms will gain from measures to boost property development and infrastructure, an analysis by First Capital Holdings said. It said the government’s 2019 budget presented to parliament Tuesday continues with its plans to… …
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