Category Archives: Investment Banking in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan shares close slightly higher; foreigners buy


Published on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS MAY 23, 2018 COLOMBO, May 22 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares closed slightly stronger on Tuesday, driven by telecom stocks and as foreign investors continued to buy the island nation’s equities. However, investors were cautious as they waited for some cues about the real… …
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Weekly Government Securities Market – 18-05-2018


Published on Friday, May 18, 2018

Secondary market yield curve shifted upwards throughout the week and selling interest was seen actively on the 2019 maturities this past week. At the Primary bill auction 1-Yr bill saw its yield increasing by 5bps and the 3M bill was accepted at 8.33% nad its yield increased by 22bps. Despite being offered, the 6M bills… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 06.05.2018


Published on Wednesday, May 9, 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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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 25.04.2018


Published on Friday, April 27, 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… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 22.04.2018


Published on Monday, April 23, 2018

First Capital’s Atchuthan Srirangan 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 higher; foreigners sell


Published on Monday, April 16, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS April 16, 2018 COLOMBO, April 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended slightly firmer on Wednesday led by blue-chip stocks in thin trade, while foreign selling boosted turnover with most local investors on leave ahead of the Sinhala-Tamil New Year this week,… …
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Insurance, real estate drive December 2017 earnings up


Published on Monday, April 2, 2018

Results of 279 listed companies higher by 19% to Rs. 86 b December quarter earnings of 279 listed companies have spiked 19% year-on-year to Rs. 86 billion, turning around from a dip of 2% year-on-year in September 2017, according to First Capital Research. It said the main drivers of earnings were Insurance (219%YoY) and Real Estate… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 25.03.2018


Published on Monday, March 26, 2018

  First Capital’s Atchuthan Srirangan 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… …
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Sri Lankan stocks slip to over 8-week closing low; lower economic growth weighs


Published on Monday, March 26, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS FEBRUARY 26, 2018 COLOMBO, March 23 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares slipped to their lowest close in more than eight weeks on Friday, led by beverage and telecom stocks as investors remained worried about the island nation’s slower economic growth, brokers said.… …
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Sri Lankan stocks fall to nearly 7-week closing low on growth worries


Published on Monday, March 19, 2018

ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS FEBRUARY 19, 2018 COLOMBO, March 19 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares fell to their lowest close in nearly seven weeks on Monday, as investors sold diversified and manufacturing stocks on worries over slower economic growth, brokers said. The statistics department withdrew its… …
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