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New Location – Negombo Branch


Published on Thursday, August 20, 2020


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Overwhelming response to Investment Strategy 2020


Published on Thursday, February 20, 2020

Over 350 participants representing the investment community attended the Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference  organized by First Capital Holdings PLC;  held on Tuesday (18th Feb) at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. The event was organized to launch the report Strategy 2020  – “Fiscal loosening weakens 2H2020 outlook” providing Sri Lankan investors with an overview… …
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Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference


Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

First Capital Holdings PLC has organized a programme titled “Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference” to be held on Tuesday 18th February 2020, at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Hotel Colombo. The event is geared to provide 250 participants of the investment community, an overview of our expectations on the economic front mainly on… …
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Listed companies earnings drop by 10% in Sept. quarter


Published on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Published on Daily FT on 05 December 2018 Dip suffered by Food, Beverage and Tobacco, Telecommunication and Materials sectors outweighs positive momentum experienced by banks and insurance segment   Listed companies earnings in the 2018 September quarter have declined by 10% to Rs. 54.3 billion from an year earlier, First Capital Research revealed yesterday. The broking firm… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 17.09.2018


Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

First Capital’s Dimantha Mathew with the Market Review on Ada Derana 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 bonds, stock brokering and share market investments, asset management, private… …
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Sri Lankan shares end lower as tax proposals hit sentiment


Published on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS AUGUST 28, 2018 COLOMBO, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended weaker on Monday to post their tenth session of declines in 11, as worries over new tax proposals weighed on investor sentiment. However, foreign investors bought beaten-down stocks, limiting the downside. Foreign… …
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Amanda Lokugamage, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 27.08.2018


Published on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

First Capital’s Amanda Lokugamage with the Market Review on Ada Derana 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 bonds, stock brokering and share market investments, asset management, private… …
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Banking sector steady from 2018 – 2020: First Capital Research


Published on Friday, January 5, 2018

Ceylon Today | 4 -1-2018 By First Capital Research A leading research firm expects the Sri Lankan Banking sector to be stable during the next three years, from 2018 to 2020, with a stable credit growth, reduced Non Performing Loans (NPL) and lower interest rate volatility First Capital Research (FC Research), in its latest report… …
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Capital market wish list for the New Year – Interest rates down


Published on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Sunday Times | 31.12.2017 By First Capital Research Next year will see banking interest rates adjust downwards in 1H2018 similar to 4Q2017 to be in line with the dip in yields of Government Securities which is generally a positive sign for equity market as investors may look at alternative investment opportunities for bank FDs, analysts… …
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Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara elected to the CSE Board


Published on Monday, December 11, 2017

  The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announces the appointment of Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara as a Director of the CSE Board with effect from 21st November 2017. Mr. Wirasekara is an investment banker and the Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC. He is an experienced professional with a career spanning over 22 years, comprising… …
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