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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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TRADE THE RIGHT WAY – Online Trading


Published on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

First Capital is home to one of the largest financial research capabilities of its kind. When you are trading from home, make sure to choose First Capital as your stockbroker, so that you have access to plenty of insights and experts who’ll share with you the trends and analytics to make the right trading decisions… …
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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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First Capital Holdings PLC issuer rating upgraded to [SL]A by ICRA Lanka Limited


Published on Friday, November 6, 2020

ICRA Lanka, has upgraded the issuer rating of First Capital Holdings PLC to [SL]A with Stable outlook from [SL]A- with Stable outlook. ICRA Lanka has taken a consolidated view of the First Capital group, comprising of First Capital Holdings PLC and its subsidiaries, which is involved in a range of financial services such as primary… …
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ICRA Lanka upgrades the ratings of First Capital Treasuries PLC to [SL]A


Published on Friday, November 6, 2020

Rating action ICRA Lanka Limited, has upgraded the issuer rating of First Capital Treasuries PLC (FCT or “the Company”) to [SL]A (pronounced SL A) from [SL]A- (pronounced SL A minus). ICRA Lanka has also upgraded the issue rating of the LKR 750 Mn Subordinated, Unsecured, Redeemable Debenture programme of FCT to [SL]A- (pronounced SL A… …
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Personal Budgeting – Thrift Day 2020 – Article on Daily Mirror & Daily FT


Published on Saturday, October 31, 2020

Download PDF >> If you are trying to save for a dream vacation, house or to pay off debt, a budget is your first step towards making your financial goals a reality. It is important therefore to set a realistic budget so that it is easy, and you would be motivated to follow through. Identify… …
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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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New Location – Negombo Branch


Published on Thursday, August 20, 2020


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FIRST CAPITAL POSTS PAT OF LKR 1.46BN FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 20/21 ON THE BACK OF STRONG RESULTS FOR FY 19/20


Published on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

  Colombo 17 August 2020:   First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group) the only listed investment institution in Sri Lanka, continued its growth momentum into the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020) recording a Profit after Tax of  LKR 1.46Bn for the quarter ended 30th June 2020, compared to Rs. 581.96Mn in the corresponding period of… …
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