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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 10.10.2019


Published on Friday, October 11, 2019

“The secondary market remained at a standstill ahead of the monetary policy resulting the yield curve remaining unchanged. Stocks closed the day in marginal green as index gained by just 5 points……. Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance. #CSE #CBSL #lka. First Capital is an investment bank offering services… …
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Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager- Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 09.10.2019


Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019

“The secondary market yield curve shifted slightly downwards amidst the buying interest. In the stock market, bourse ended in green, continuing on the positive territory for the fourth straight session mainly contributed by the big caps JKH and HNB.N…………” Atchuthan Srirangan, Assistant Manager- Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance. #CSE #CBSL #lka. First… …
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Monthly Economic Watch – October 2019


Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 08.10.2019


Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

“Both capital markets ended positively today. Bond market saw buying interest as liquidity levels slowly improved in the market. The stock market was in the green though activity levels were low with weak turnover……….” Dimantha Mathew, Head of Research at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance  #CSE #CBSL #lka. First Capital is an investment bank… …
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First Capital rules out third rate cut


Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Daily Mirror | 09.10.2019 First Capital Research predicts zero chance for a third policy rate cut this year ahead of Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Review scheduled for this Friday. “The Central Bank (CB) is extremely unlikely to change its key monetary policy rates amidst the uncertainty hovering with the presidential election around the corner. The… …
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Policy rates likely to be held steady


Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Daily FT | 09.10.2019 First Capital Research yesterday said expectations were for the Central Bank to keep its policy rates unchanged when it announces its latest Monetary Policy stance later this week as the monetary authority has already relaxed rates twice this year and is therefore more inclined to wait for the impact of the… …
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Nisansala Kuruppumudali, Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 07.10.2019


Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

“In the bond market the secondary market yield curve remained almost unchanged with limited activities while overall market witnessed thin volumes. In the equity market bourse ended in green on the price gains made in HHL and SAMP……..” Nisansala Kuruppumudali, Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance   #CSE #CBSL #lka. First Capital is… …
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Growth to pick up with easing of political uncertainty


Published on Friday, October 4, 2019

Daily Mirror | 04.10.2019 First Capital Research (FCR), a Colombo-based equities research house, expects Sri Lanka’s economic growth to pick up to 4.1 percent next year with possible easing of political uncertainty following the Presidential Election scheduled for next month. However, FCR estimates economic growth, impacted by the Easter Sunday attacks, to hit an 18-year… …
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Sri Lanka’s fundamentals strong, but country at decisive political juncture


Published on Friday, October 4, 2019

Daily FT | 04.10.2019 From left: Head of Research First Capital Holdings Dimantha Mathew, Director of First Capital Holdings and Executive Director Verite Research Dr. Nishan De Mel and Director/ CEO First Capital Holdings Dilshan Wirasekara, seen during the Mid-Year Economic Outlook report launch  First Capital Research on Wednesday declared that Sri Lanka’s fundamentals are… …
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Hiruni Perera, Senior Research Analyst at First Capital commenting on the bond and stock market performance – 03.10.2019


Published on Friday, October 4, 2019

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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