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Colombo Stock Exchange appoints Dilshan Wirasekara as a Board Director

2017-12-11 lankabusinessonline
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announces the appointment of Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara as a Director of the CSE Board with effect from 21st November 2017. Mr. Wirasekara is an investment banker and the Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Holdings PLC. He is an experienced professional with a career spanning over 22 years, comprising diversified expertise in financial services including, treasury and investment management, capital market strategy and corporate finance advisory.

Gazit-Globe's (GZT) CEO Dori Segal on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-11-20 seekingalpha
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Gazit-Globe Third Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. There will be a presentation followed by question-and-answer session. (2-1)

First Capital records profit after tax of Rs731Mn for 1H 2017/18

2017-11-16 lankabusinessonline
First Capital Holdings PLC (the Group) recorded a profit after tax of Rs. 731Mn for the 1st half of 2017/18, a substantial increase compared to Rs. 406Mn in the corresponding period of the previous year. Total comprehensive income for the 1st half was Rs. 641Mn (2016/17 – Rs. 406Mn).

China widens foreign access to its giant financial sector

2017-11-10 in.reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will raise foreign ownership limits in financial firms in a step granting access to a tantalizing multi-trillion dollar financial services market, as the world’s second-biggest economy seeks to position itself as a major global finance hub.

China widens foreign access to its giant financial sector

2017-11-10 channelnewsasia
China will raise foreign ownership limits in financial firms in a step granting access to a tantalizing multi-trillion dollar financial services market, as the world's second-biggest economy seeks to position itself as a major global finance hub.

China widens foreign access to its giant financial sector

2017-11-10 reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will raise foreign ownership limits in financial firms in a step granting access to a tantalizing multi-trillion dollar financial services market, as the world’s second-biggest economy seeks to position itself as a major global finance hub.

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Third Quarter Financial Results

2017-11-02 marketwired
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.) (9-1)

ICRA Lanka reaffirms long & short term ratings of First Capital Holdings

2017-10-11 lankabusinessonline
ICRA Lanka Limited, subsidiary of ICRA Limited, a group company of Moody’s Investors Service, has reaffirmed the issuer rating of [SL]A- (pronounced SL A minus) with stable outlook for First Capital Holdings PLC (FCH or the company). ICRA Lanka has also reaffirmed the issue rating of [SL]A- (pronounced SL A minus) with stable outlook for the LKR 314.6 Mn type B and type C senior unsecured redeemable debenture programme of the company.

Sri Lanka to add dollar-denominated board to Colombo Stock Exchange: OBG report

2017-10-11 lankabusinessonline
Oct 11, 2017 (LBO) – The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is finalising plans to launch a dollar trading board, part of a broader strategy to develop Sri Lanka’s bourse into a regional capital markets centre and boost the inflow of foreign funds, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) said.

Don't Count Out Prem Watsa And Fairfax

2017-10-02 seekingalpha
Fairfax (OTCPK:FRFHF) is Canada’s answer to Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A), (NYSE:BRK.B). The company is in insurance and various investments just like Berkshire. Prem Watsa, Fairfax’s CEO, is one of the most respected value investors in business and has a phenomenal track record. Investors have cooled on the stock because the book value hasn't grown in several years. Watsa is sitting on a hoard of cash, waiting for a big pullback. (35-1)

First Capital Securities denies JD.com unit to purchase stake

2017-09-17 reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese brokerage First Capital Securities Co Ltd (002797.SZ) denied on Sunday that a unit of e-commerce firm JD.com (JD.O) was in talks to purchase a 24 percent stake.

Corporate News Blog - PHH Corp. Purchase its Shares Via a Tender Offer

2017-08-14 accesswire
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / August 14, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily takes a look at the latest corporate events and news making the headlines for PHH Corp. (NYSE: PHH), following which we have published a free report that can be viewed by signing up at http://protraderdaily.com/optin/?symbol=PHH. The Company announced on August 11, 2017, that it would be purchasing its common stock for a total amount of up to $266 million in cash.

Either China's Bond Market Or Commodities Are Getting It Wrong - Bloomberg

2017-08-13 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

First Capital Realty's (FCRGF) CEO Adam Paul on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-08-04 seekingalpha
First Capital Realty Inc. (OTC:FCRGF) Q2 2017 Earnings Conference Call August 3, 2017 2:00 PM ET

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