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Sri Lankan shares hit near 10-mth closing low; foreign selling boosts turnover

Published on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST, ATCHUTHAN SRIRANGAN, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan stocks fell for a third straight session on Wednesday to close at their lowest in nearly 10 months, dragged down by beverages and banking shares, as concerns over rising interest rates and ongoing political instability weighed on sentiment. Selling by foreign investors in… …
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INSIDE SRI LANKA: First Capital Sees Rupee Slowly Stabilizing

Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Category:First Capital

Wire: Bloomberg First Word (BFW) Date: Jan 24 2017 9:23:01 By Anusha Ondaatjie (Bloomberg) — Rupee “slowly stabilizing” with pace of foreign selling in LKR bonds easing, says Dimantha Mathew, head of research at First Capital Equities. * Reserves boosted by Sri Lanka accepting double the amount of development bonds offered for sale last week, which is also helping… …
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Sri Lankan shares end at near 2-week low

Published on Monday, January 23, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan stocks closed at their lowest in nearly two weeks on Monday led by diversified shares as concerns about rising interest rates and the ongoing political stability weighed on sentiment. The Colombo stock index ended 0.12 percent down at 6,162.05, its lowest close since… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.01.23

Published on Monday, January 23, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FC Head of Research Dimantha Mathew with the market update – between 10.40 mins to 11.17 mins. 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… …
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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.01.20 – Sharemarket Investment in Sri Lanka

Published on Friday, January 20, 2017 | Category:First Capital

  FC Research Analyst Amanda Lokugamage with the market update – between 12.05 mins to 12.28 mins. 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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Sri Lankan shares end higher on foreign buying

Published on Friday, January 20, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan stocks closed higher on Friday led by financials, after hitting a more than one-week closing low in the previous session, on increased appetite for risky assets by foreign investors.  The Colombo stock index ended up 0.08 percent at 6,169.57, edging up from its… …
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Sri Lanka’s changing investment landscape set for analysis in 2017 report

Published on Friday, January 20, 2017 | Category:Events

Sri Lanka’s efforts to boost capital inflows through the gradual liberalisation of its trade and investment laws will be explored in a forthcoming report by the global publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG). The Report: Sri Lanka 2017 will look in detail at what the country’s capital markets sector is doing to prepare for an… …
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About Unit Trust – Isura Sirasa TV 15th January 2017

Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | Category:Educational Articles

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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MARKET UPDATE ON ADA DERANA ENGLISH NEWS – 2017.01.16

Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 | Category:First Capital

  FC Head of Research Dimantha Mathew with the market update – between 17.16 mins to 18.20 mins …
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Sri Lankan shares end lower on rising rates

Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 | Category:First Capital

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH, DIMANTHA MATHEW, SPEAKS TO REUTERS. Sri Lankan stocks closed lower on Monday as investors sold financials after rising yields in short-term government securities hit sentiment, brokers said. The Colombo stock index ended 0.26 percent weaker at 6,201.65, slipping from its highest close since Dec. 30 hit on Friday.  Shares gained… …
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