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Banking sector steady from 2018 – 2020: First Capital Research

Published on Friday, January 5, 2018

Ceylon Today | 4 -1-2018 By First Capital Research A leading research firm expects the Sri Lankan Banking sector to be stable during the next three years, from 2018 to 2020, with a stable credit growth, reduced Non Performing Loans (NPL) and lower interest rate volatility First Capital Research (FC Research), in its latest report… …
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Capital market wish list for the New Year – Interest rates down

Published on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Sunday Times | 31.12.2017 By First Capital Research Next year will see banking interest rates adjust downwards in 1H2018 similar to 4Q2017 to be in line with the dip in yields of Government Securities which is generally a positive sign for equity market as investors may look at alternative investment opportunities for bank FDs, analysts… …
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Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara elected to the CSE Board

Published on Monday, December 11, 2017

  The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announces the appointment of Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara as a Director of the CSE Board with effect from 21st November 2017. Mr. Wirasekara is an investment banker and the Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC. He is an experienced professional with a career spanning over 22 years, comprising… …
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First Capital sponsor Ninth Hole at Rotary Metro Charity Par 3 Golf Classic

Published on Friday, October 27, 2017

The Rotary Metro Charity Par 3 Golf Classic organized by the Royal Colombo Golf Club in partnership with the Rotary Club of Colombo Metropolitan is scheduled to be held tomorrow 28th October 2017. As the exclusive sponsor of the Ninth Hole and Hut First Capital has planned some exciting give-aways for the golfers who are expected… …
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First Capital team participates at “Invest Sri Lanka” Investor Forum – New York

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  The “Invest Sri Lanka Investor Forum” organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) in association with stock brokers in Sri lanka (CSE Member Firms) and leading listed companies was held yesterday (October 16) at the Sofitel New York receiving an unprecedented response from the… …
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4th Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Asia Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations is preparing to take over Colombo from Saturday, 21st October to Saturday, 28th October 2017 with over 3,500 international and local participants. The weeklong festival of choral competitions, friendship concerts and gala celebration concerts will be the harbinger of good tidings for the future of… …
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Sri Lankan stocks close at more than 1-wk high

Published on Monday, October 2, 2017

FIRST CAPITAL’S HEAD OF RESEARCH DIMANTHA MATHEW SPEAKS TO REUTERS SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 COLOMBO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan shares edged higher for a second straight session and closed at a more than one-week high on Friday as investors bought beverage and manufacturing shares while continued foreign buying in the market underpinned positive sentiment, brokers… …
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First Capital Negombo Branch Declared Open by Director / CEO Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara on 29 June 2017

Published on Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Speaking at the opening ceremony, Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC, Dilshan Wirasekara said “although the company previously operated an equity services only branch based at the CSE Branch Office in Negombo, the Management decided to expand the range of services offers to our loyal clients in the area.… …
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OBG outlines reforms for growth

Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Published on Daily FT on  Tuesday, 20 June 2017 – By Charumini de Silva Sri Lanka needs to concentrate on a much-needed modernisation drive and structural reforms to improve growth, experts said yesterday, as the country attempts to break out of its low-middle income status. Sri Lanka’s plans to boost economic growth, which places tourism… …
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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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