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Overwhelming response to Investment Strategy 2020

Over 350 participants representing the investment community attended the Investment Strategy 2020 – 2nd Research Conference  organized by First Capital Holdings PLC;  held on Tuesday (18th Feb) at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel.

The event was organized to launch the report Strategy 2020  – “Fiscal loosening weakens 2H2020 outlook” providing Sri Lankan investors with an overview of First Capital Research expectations on the economic front mainly on interest rates, AWPLR, exchange rate, bond expectations, GDP forecast etc.

“Go short on fixed income, go long on equities”  was the key message on the report presented by Dimantha Mathew – Head of Research.

The presentation was followed by  the Banking Sector Report – “Breathing space for banks” presented by  Assistant Manager – Research – Atchuthan Srirangan   and  Senior Research Analyst – Hiruni Perera.


The event concluded with a panel discussion, featuring eminent industry experts including, Deshal de Mel – Research Director – Verité Research, Dilshan Rodrigo – Chief Operating Officer – Hatton National Bank PLC, Nandika Buddhipala – Chief Financial Officer – Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, Dimantha Mathew – Head of Research and Dilshan Wirasekara – Director/ Chief Executive Officer as moderator.

Clients of First Capital can access both reports by logging into our Research Page .  For further information please email us on