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Our Director / CEO Dilshan Wirasekara recognize by Echelon Magazine as a thought leader of the New Establishment 100 pushing boundaries and taking Sri Lanka to the future.


Published on Friday, November 1, 2019

Echelon Magazine The importance of saving is ingrained into Sri Lankans at a young age. However, financial literacy is otherwise low in Sri Lanka, except in the Western Province, says Dilshan Wirasekara. Students should be taught financial literacy incrementally in school. However, as they are not, a majority of Sri Lankans reach adulthood only knowing… …
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Low interest rates set to provide flywheel to mutual fund industry


Published on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Daily Mirror | 23.10.2019 The mutual fund or the unit trust industry, which went on a rollercoaster ride due to the exodus of funds following new tax laws, is expected to make a comeback with fund managers eying a slice of the banking sector savings, offering attractive returns. Several fund management companies have already ramped… …
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Published on Friday, October 4, 2019

Mid-Year Economic Outlook Fundamentals Strong; But Decisive Political Juncture First Capital Research – Sep 2019 Photo Caption – Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research First Capital, Dr. Nishan de Mel, Executive Director Verité / Director First Capital and Dilshan Wirasekara Director / CEO First Capital during the panel discussion. RECAP OF RECOMMENDATIONS OF JAN 2019 Jan… …
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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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ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS BEFORE INVESTING


Published on Friday, February 15, 2019

Kavin Karunamoorthy, Senior Manager of Asset Management at First Capital, reveals points to consider both for those already in the know and those hoping to cautiously test the investment waters. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket! As the age old saying goes, it is important that you understand that you should not put… …
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Weekly Government Securities Market – 04-01-2019


Published on Friday, January 4, 2019

By First Capital Research Weekly Yield movement & Volume The secondary market yield curve was relatively stable; however during the latter part of the week, the yield curve was seen shifting slightly downwards across the board due to buying interest seen in the market. Continued depreciation in currency was witnessed, recording the lowest on 28… …
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First Capital records highest ever PAT of Rs. 1.96 billion in 17/18


Published on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Colombo 30 May 2018:  First Capital Holdings PLC (The Group) the only listed investment bank in Sri Lanka, recorded its highest ever Consolidated Profit after Tax of Rs 1,960Mn for the year 2017/18, marking a milestone in the investment bank’s history. The results show a significant growth compared to Rs. 232Mn in 2016/17. First Capital,… …
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Sri Lanka’s Bid to Boost Value of Colombo Stock Exchange Set for Analysis in 2018 Report


Published on Thursday, April 26, 2018

First Capital signs third MoU with Oxford Business Group   Andrea Tsiachtsiri, Country Director, Oxford Business Group, Dilshan Wirasekara Director / CEO First Capital Holdings PLC, Nisansala Munasinghe Manager Branding and Marketing Services First Capital Holdings PLC First Capital Holdings signs third MoU with Oxford Business Group Colombo, April 2018: A new report by the… …
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Make the most of your investments – First Capital Kurunegala Branch – Lakbima


Published on Monday, April 2, 2018

   First Capital Holdings PLC is an investment bank and is the pioneer non-bank affiliated Primary Dealer in Treasury Bills and Bonds in Sri Lanka. With a track record of over 25 years, the Company was the first licensed primary dealer appointed by the Central Bank, and is also the only listed and rated primary… …
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First Capital fostering strong bonds with foreign, local clients


Published on Monday, March 12, 2018

Sunday Times| 11.03.2018 First Capital Holdings PLC has continued its pursuits to establishing strategic partnerships with stock brokering houses based in the US and Japan, in addition to reinforcing its local efforts through the group’s expanding branch network, according to officials. “The company has been playing an active role in exploring capital market prospects and… …
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