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New Location – Negombo Branch


Published on Thursday, August 20, 2020


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FIRST CAPITAL POSTS PAT OF LKR 1.46BN FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 20/21 ON THE BACK OF STRONG RESULTS FOR FY 19/20


Published on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

  Colombo 17 August 2020:   First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group) the only listed investment institution in Sri Lanka, continued its growth momentum into the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020) recording a Profit after Tax of  LKR 1.46Bn for the quarter ended 30th June 2020, compared to Rs. 581.96Mn in the corresponding period of… …
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FIRST CAPITAL RECORDS PAT OF LKR1.07 BILLION IN 19/20 AMIDST CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS


Published on Thursday, August 13, 2020

Colombo 12 August 2020:   First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group) the only listed investment institution  in Sri Lanka, recorded a Consolidated Profit after Tax of  LKR 1.07Bn for the year 2019/20, amidst negative headwinds that saw Sri Lanka, reporting subpar economic growth for the third consecutive year. The results show a significant growth compared to… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital Holdings, with the Market Review on Ada Derana – 21.01.2018


Published on Monday, January 29, 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 wealth… …
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Strategy Report 2018 – First Capital Research


Published on Friday, January 26, 2018

by First Capital Research “Tough Conditions, but Cautiously Optimistic 2018”  Bond Market We expect the yield curve in Government securities to have upward pressure in 2Q & 3Q in 2018, but First Capital Research has reduced the expected peaks in bond rates (1Yr, 5Yr & 10Yr) amidst the sharp rise in the health of the… …
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Sri Lankan shares extend declines, foreign buying curbs fall


Published on Thursday, January 18, 2018

DIMANTHA MATHEW, HEAD OF RESEARCH AT FIRST CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC, SPEAKS TO REUTERS JANUARY 18, 2018 COLOMBO, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares ended down for a sixth consecutive session on Wednesday, hitting their lowest close in more than two weeks, as retail investors sold blue chips, but foreign buying in the island nation’s risky assets… …
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First Capital CEO panelist at 5th Annual Capital Market Conference


Published on Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara, CEO First Capital Holdings PLC will be sharing his insights and expertise at the 5th Annual Capital Market Conference. This year’s conference marks the 3rd consecutive year in which our CEO has been invited as a guest panelist representing the capital market industry in Sri Lanka. The 5th Annual Capital Market (CAPM)… …
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About Unit Trust – Isura Sirasa TV 15th January 2017


Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF INVESTING IN A UNIT TRUST? THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INVESTING DIRECTLY IN THE STOCK MARKET  VS  INVESTING VIA UNIT TRUST WHAT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF UNIT TRUST FUNDS AND WHAT ARE THE RISKS INVOLVED? HOW CAN A NEW INVESTOR START THEIR INVESTMENTS WITH UNIT TRUST? THE HISTORY OF UNIT TRUST FUNDS… …
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Sri Lankan shares fall to over 8-month low; Seylan deal weighs


Published on Tuesday, December 20, 2016

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan shares fell for a sixth straight session on Tuesday to hit its lowest in more than eight month led by financials as a Seylan Bank share deal cancellation weighed on sentiment. Stockbrokers said the Colombo Stock Exchange cancelled the 1.3 billion rupees ($8.7… …
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Make the most of your Savings!


Published on Monday, October 24, 2016

First Capital Money Market Fund is an open-ended fund that invests in corporate debt and government securities which mature within one year. The fund  is a good substitute for savings accounts and short term fixed deposits. The fund gives higher tax-free returns on your investment with the flexibility of withdrawing your investment at any time. The Unit… …
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