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First Capital Treasuries announces LKR 750Mn Debenture Issue

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020 | Category:Corporate

First Capital Treasuries PLC the Primary Dealer arm and a subsidiary of First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group), has announced that it intends to issue Listed, Rated, Subordinated, Unsecured, Redeemable Debentures with a principal value of LKR 750Mn maturing in five years with the following Interest payment options payable semi-annually; Type A – 12.75% p.a.… …
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Sri Lanka’s rupee was little changed ahead of the release of December national inflation data.

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Category:Uncategorized

(Bloomberg) — Sri Lanka’s rupee was little changed ahead of the release of December national inflation data. * USD/LKR steady at 181.30 * National CPI data due at 3pm local time; no forecast, prices rose 4.1% y/y in November * “There maybe a bit of pressure from food inflation with some supply side issues, “says… …
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CEO of First Capital – the 1st guest for 2020 on Business Today (Channel Eye)

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | Category:Corporate

BUSINESS TODAY 2020-01-01 | CHANNELEYE MAGAZINE Dilshan Wirasekara – Director/ Chief Executive Officer of First Capital, appearing as the first guest on Business Today on Channel Eye business programme sharing his insights on financial disintermediation , policy consistency, economic growth and investment strategies for 2020. …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 16.01.2020

Published on Friday, January 17, 2020 | Category:Uncategorized

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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Lessons from history; time to unload

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020 | Category:First Capital

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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Sri Lanka plantations could cover wage hike with economic relief package: Minister

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020 | Category:First Capital

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s plantations firms will be given benefits in the form of free fertilizer, tax cuts and credit support, which would give space for them to give salary hike decreed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa workers, co-cabinet spokesman Romesh Pathirana said. “We are hopeful that they should be able to pay these wages because… …
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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 | Category:Investing in Sri Lanka

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 | Category:Market Update


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King of Retail: Ceylon Cold Stores PLC

Published on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | Category:Corporate

“ Echelon magazine publishes an article about the report done by First Capital Research on Ceylon Cold Stores PLC.” …
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Weekly Govt Securities Market: 1-Year bill yield rises to nearly two months high

Published on Monday, January 13, 2020 | Category:Corporate

By First Capital Research Weekly Yield Movement & Volume The secondary market yield curve witnessed a slight upward shift mainly in the short to mid tenor maturities while the long end remained broadly unchanged.  The market witnessed mixed activities during the week, with moderate volumes while activities were mainly centred on 2023, 2024, and 2027… …
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