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View – Mid-Year Outlook 2021 and Renewable Energy Sector


Published on Tuesday, October 12, 2021

View the recording from our 5th Research Conference. Link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKye8edCgec Watch our team take you through an overview of their expectations on the economic front, followed by a presentation on the Renewable Energy Sector, and a panel discussion with leading Sri Lankan Economists and Specialists representing the Renewable Energy Sector. Watch the live discussion… …
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Mid-Year Outlook 2021 and Renewable Energy Sector – 5th Research Conference


Published on Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The 5th successive Research Conference organized by First Capital, the First Capital ‘Mid-Year Outlook 2021 and Renewable Energy Sector Forum is scheduled for the 6th of October 2021 from 3.30pm onwards. During this session our Research Team will take you through an overview of their expectations on the economic front including interest rates, exchange rate, bond… …
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‘Rescuing the Sri Lankan Rupee’ – with Dilshan Wirasekara Director / CEO First Capital


Published on Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Director / CEO First Capital Dilshan Wirasekara speaks to Ashwini Vethakan – Dias of LMDtv on the current economic climate, Sri Lanka’s BOP deficits, Public Private Partnerships (PPP), regional leadership confidence post pandemic, Sri Lanka’s IPO culture and about COVID-19 vs. SMEs Watch the full episode here >> ‘Rescuing the Sri Lankan Rupee’ – with… …
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First Capital Equity Forum 2021 – Life Insurance and Port City


Published on Friday, July 16, 2021

View our live discussion on the Sri Lanka Life Insurance Sector with industry veterans on 15th July 2021. Followed by dialogue around the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Act. Expert panelists include : • Iftikar Ahamed – Managing Director Softlogic Life Insurance PLC • Prakash Schaffter – Executive Chairman Janashakthi Insurance PLC • Harshanee Deshapriya… …
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Announcing the First Capital Equity Forum – ‘Life Insurance and Port City’


Published on Tuesday, July 6, 2021

First Capital Holdings PLC has organized an investor forum titled “First Capital Equity Forum – Life Insurance and Port City” to be held on Thursday 15th July 2021, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. The forum will be presented as a virtual form, via Zoom and Facebook Live. The event is geared to provide participants… …
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Lets Talk Delivery vs Payment (DVP)


Published on Monday, June 21, 2021

Delivery vs Payment (DVP) System is an important change to the Sri Lankan Equity Market and will uplift the CSE to be on-par with regional Markets and also, elevate Sri Lanka to an Emerging Market status. DVP is an efficient system that will not impact investors’ credit, day trading, and cost of trading, settlement will… …
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Potential of Corporate Debt Capital – Sri Lanka Investment Forum 2021


Published on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Sri Lanka Investment Forum Livestream, in which our Director, CEO, Dilshan Wirasekara moderated a discussion on the Potential of Corporate Debt Capital with Senaka Kakiriwaragodage – Director, Chief Executive Officer for NDB Capital Holdings Limited and Vishnu Balachandran – Executive Vice President for CAL. View the session: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xmQCT4nyVjQ   …
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First Capital Money Market Fund – Fastest to Reach LKR 20bn in Assets Under Management


Published on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The First Capital Money Market Fund has been the fastest fund in its category (Open-Ended Money Market Fund) to surpassed LKR 20 billion in Assets Under Management. The fund is managed by First Capital Asset Management Limited the wealth management arm and subsidiary of First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group). The Fund is the best… …
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First Capital Holdings PLC Announces Appointment of COO


Published on Monday, November 9, 2020

First Capital Holdings PLC has announced the appointment of Tharusha Ekanayake as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 09th November 2020. A banking and finance professional, he previously held the role of Vice President / Deputy Head of Treasury – Nations Trust Bank PLC. Tharusha brings 21 years of experience in financial services,… …
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Mid-year Outlook – 3rd Research Conference


Published on Monday, September 21, 2020

First Capital presents “Mid-year Outlook – 3rd Research Conference” a follow-up to the hugely successful “Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference” held in February 2020, at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand. The event is geared to provide participants of the investment community, an overview of our expectations on the economic front mainly on interest… …
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