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FCR recommends cutting exposure to equities to 50% amidst expectations on overall Interest rates and tax hikes

First Capital Research (FCR) recommends investors to limit the exposure to equities to 50% or to aggressively shiftportfolio to defensive counters amidst expectations on overall Interest rates rise and a…

Sri Lanka becomes first in Asia to tighten policy in pandemic-era

(Reuters) – The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) became the first in Asia on Thursday to raise interest rates since the pandemic began, as it acted to stem inflationary…

Sri Lanka’s Banking Sector’s MSME Lending Portfolio Among Weakest in Asia-Pacific

Despite much hype, Sri Lanka’s banking sector’s to Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) lending portofolio is one of the poorest in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of loan disbursements…

Central Bank Retain Policy Rates At the Current Levels

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) decided to maintain the policy interest rates of the Bank at the current levels. “The Board observed the stronger…

First Capital Expects Central Banks to hold its Policy Rates Steady

The Colombo-Based, First Capital Research expects the Central Bank to hold its policy rate steady at the upcoming monetary policy review amidst sweeping measures to insulate the economy. “We believe…