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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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First Capital sponsor Ninth Hole at Rotary Metro Charity Par 3 Golf Classic


Published on Friday, October 27, 2017

The Rotary Metro Charity Par 3 Golf Classic organized by the Royal Colombo Golf Club in partnership with the Rotary Club of Colombo Metropolitan is scheduled to be held tomorrow 28th October 2017. As the exclusive sponsor of the Ninth Hole and Hut First Capital has planned some exciting give-aways for the golfers who are expected… …
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First Capital team participates at “Invest Sri Lanka” Investor Forum – New York


Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  The “Invest Sri Lanka Investor Forum” organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) in association with stock brokers in Sri lanka (CSE Member Firms) and leading listed companies was held yesterday (October 16) at the Sofitel New York receiving an unprecedented response from the… …
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4th Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations


Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations is preparing to take over Colombo from Saturday, 21st October to Saturday, 28th October 2017 with over 3,500 international and local participants. The weeklong festival of choral competitions, friendship concerts and gala celebration concerts will be the harbinger of good tidings for the future of… …
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Sri Lankan stocks close at more than 1-wk high


Published on Monday, October 2, 2017

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares edged higher for a second straight session and closed at a more than one-week high on Friday as investors bought beverage and manufacturing shares while continued foreign buying in the market underpinned positive sentiment, brokers… …
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