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Women in Business – with Head of HR Wasanthi Stephen

Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | Category:Corporate

  Q: How has First Capital addressed the loss of women employees at mid-career in Sri Lanka? A: At First Capital, new parents – mothers specifically, now have the benefit of taking more paid time off than at any other in the investment industry. Employees of the organization are offered the benefit of extending their… …
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Overwhelming response to Investment Strategy 2020

Published on Thursday, February 20, 2020 | Category:Corporate

Over 350 participants representing the investment community attended the Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference  organized by First Capital Holdings PLC;  held on Tuesday (18th Feb) at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. The event was organized to launch the report Strategy 2020  – “Fiscal loosening weakens 2H2020 outlook” providing Sri Lankan investors with an overview… …
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Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020 | Category:Corporate

First Capital Holdings PLC has organized a programme titled “Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference” to be held on Tuesday 18th February 2020, at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Hotel Colombo. The event is geared to provide 250 participants of the investment community, an overview of our expectations on the economic front mainly on… …
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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 12.02.2020

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020 | Category:Educational Articles

Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance. “Secondary bond market witnessed an uptrend from the outcome of today’s bill auction. Stock market bourse ended in red for the fourth straight session on the price losses made in COMB and LOLC.” First Capital is an investment bank… …
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Nisansala Kuruppumudali, Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the stock market performance

Published on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | Category:First Capital

“With the spreading fears of a virus impact on economies across the world, Sri Lankan ASPI too reacted negatively with the deadly corona virus making its way into the island. The benchmark index fell for the second straight session whilst volumes were recorded at LKR 256Mn………” Nisansala Kuruppumudali, Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the stock market performance. … …
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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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