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Lessons from history; time to unload


Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020

By First Capital Research Previous Fixed Income Report – Increase exposure in mid-long tenor bondsIn line with our expectations with the easing of political uncertainty post-Presidential Election, coupled with a favourable macro environment, bond yields eased off towards our targeted bottom bands of the yield curve. The favourites that we recommended, 2023 and 2024 maturities,… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 14.01.2020


Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020

First Capital is an investment bank offering services as Stock Brokers in Sri Lanka. The Company acts as a conduit between retail and institutional clients and the secondary market of the Colombo Stock Exchange. First Capital’s best-in-class research team provide a series of actionable trade recommendations, daily and periodic market commentaries and publications for Stock… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – Jan 2020


Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020


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Shares edge down on profit taking; rupee ends higher


Published on Thursday, November 21, 2019

(Colombo) REUTERS: Sri Lankan shares ended marginally lower yesterday from their highest level in more than a year hit in the previous session, as investors booked profits after a post-election rally, while the rupee rose to a nearly three-month peak. Former wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Saturday won presidential election and assumed office on… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 23.10.2019


Published on Thursday, October 24, 2019

“The secondary market yield curve remained broadly unchanged while overall market witnessed limited activities amidst thin volumes. Stock market closed the day on a mixed note, with ASPI remaining in the positive territory for the fifth straight session.” Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance  #CSE #CBSL #lka First… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 22.10.2019


Published on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

“In the secondary market yield curve remained almost unchanged while overall market witnessed moderate volumes. Stock market ended in positive territory for the fourth straight session recording 1 ½ month high on the gains made in NEST and CARG.” Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance  #CSE #CBSL #lka… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market forecast – 20.10.2019


Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market forecast   #CSE #CBSL #lka First Capital is an investment bank offering services as Stock Brokers in Sri Lanka. The Company acts as a conduit between retail and institutional clients and the secondary market of the Colombo Stock Exchange. First Capital’s best-in-class research team provides a series of actionable trade recommendations,… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 17.10.2019


Published on Friday, October 18, 2019

“The secondary market yield curve remained broadly unchanged while overall market witnessed thin volumes. Stock market rebounded today from the negative sentiment witnessed in the previous two trading sessions with price appreciations witnessed in SLTL and LOLC. Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager – Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance.  #CSE #CBSL #lka. First Capital… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 16.10.2019


Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019

“Bond market witnessed heavy buying interest from both local and foreign counter parties with overall market witnessing moderate volumes. In the equity market bourse ended in red for the second straight session on the price losses of LOLC and NTB………..” Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance.  #CSE #CBSL #lka.… …
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Special Awareness building session for professionals


Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019

Our Matara Branch recently held a special awareness building session for Professionals. Presentation made by Devin Yasas, Kavin Karunamoorthy Senior Manager – Asset Management and Rohana Jayakody Senior Manager – Branch Sales. Our branch network cover all product offerings from the Investment Bank’s five subsidiary businesses, consisting services in Government Securities, Stockbrokering, Unit Trusts, Wealth Management, Capital Markets Advisory including Debentures, Commercial… …
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