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27 November, 2020 Wealth Management
Designed to earn more - Asia Securities Wealth Management launches new money market fund

The high-yield Fund aims to offer Sri Lankan investors an attractive alternative to traditional short-term instruments in the current low-interest environment.

31 August, 2020 Group
Important Clarification by Asia Securities

Pursuant to the article titled ‘Japanese shareholders in Asia Capital want money back’ in the Daily FT newspaper today, 31 August 2020, the shareholders and management of the Asia Securities group of companies which includes Asia Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Asia Securities Wealth Management (Pvt) Ltd, and Asia Securities Advisors (Pvt) Ltd, would like to unequivocally state that there is no relationship, whatsoever, between Asia Securities and Asia Capital PLC.

29 June, 2020 Group
Mr. Dumith Fernando appointed as the New CSE Chairman

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) yesterday announced the appointment of Mr. Dumith Fernando as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CSE with effect from 1 July.

04 October, 2017 Research
Bloomberg - Most profitable Asia cigarette maker faces cheap cigar flood

• Ceylon Tobacco says tax increases to narrow profit margins • Smokers seen switching to leaf-rolled products like beedis

16 September, 2017 Equities
Asia Securities executes largest listed company buyout in CSE history

Asia Securities arranged and executed the country’s largest acquisition of a controlling stake in a listed company in history yesterday.

09 August, 2017 Research
Daily FT - Asia Securities selected as Sri Lanka’s best stockbroking research provider

Sweeps research awards at 5th annual CFA Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards

05 May, 2017 Research
Daily FT - Sri Lankan equities rebound in 2017: Outperforms other asset classes

Sri Lankan stocks have rebounded strongly in 2017, reversing a two-year trend where it underperformed several other asset classes. The All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the Colombo Stock Exchange has returned 7.4% in the first four months of this year, closing at 6,610 while the more liquid S&P20 index has returned 10.1%.

08 December, 2016 Research
Reuters - Sri Lanka shares gain on foreign buying; Thai Group’s deal lifts mood

Dec 8 Sri Lankan shares rose on Thursday as a stake buy in Commercial Credit and Finance Plc by a unit of Thailand’s Group Lease Plc lifted the mood while foreign investors bought domestic stocks and turned net buyers so far in the year

08 December, 2016 Research
EconomyNext - Thailand’s Group Lease buys 30-pct stake in Sri Lanka’s Commercial Credit in Rs10bn deal

ECONOMYNEXT – Thailand’s Group Lease Holdings bought a 30% stake in Sri Lanka’s Commercial Credit and Finance at Rs111 a share in a Rs10.6 billion deal, a stock exchange filing said.

07 December, 2016 Research
The Corporate Treasurer - Sri Lanka readies FX rules overhaul

The Sri Lankan government is set to reform its foreign exchange control legislation early next year in a bid to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country and spur export growth.

22 November, 2016 Research
EconomyNext - Rising incomes seen lifting Sri Lanka consumer, retail stocks

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s consumer and retail sector has strong growth prospects given increasing disposable incomes and changing lifestyles, according to a new study by stock brokerage Asia Securities.

08 July, 2016 Research
DailyMirror - Brandix CEO sees apparel sector maintaining strong growth momentum

Brandix Lanka Limited CEO Ashroff Omar affirmed that the Sri Lankan apparel sector has room to grow further despite the country reaching the middle-income status.

06 April, 2016 Research
DailyFT - Equities market recommends “Time to Buy” at Sri Lanka Summit in Singapore

The well-attended Sri Lanka Summit in Singapore organised by the Finance Asia recently had a very useful session on ‘Equity Investments in Sri Lanka’.

03 November, 2015 Research
DailyFT - Asia Securities predict shift from infrastructure to housing in construction sector

A new study out today outlines the changing landscape of the growing construction sector. The study by Asia Securities (ASEC) suggests that the next 10 years will see a shift in growth from infrastructure to housing.

03 November, 2015 Research
DailyFTv - Private sector dollar debt to add to country’s external sector woes

Foreign debt raised by the private sector firms during the last few years are now a cause for concern as servicing such debt has become a challenge for the borrowers with the rising interest rates in the United States and the depreciating Lankan rupee, a Colombo-based stockbroking house said.

04 September, 2015 Research
LBO - Asia Securities says S&P telecoms report on Sri Lanka unjustified

Sep 04,2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Asia Securities says it is bullish on the Sri Lanka telecommunication sector even though a recently released report by Standard & Poor’s ratings agency sees telecom regulatory risk in Sri Lanka as high.

19 June, 2015 Research
LBO - SMEs to drive banking loan growth going forward: Asia Securities

June 19, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Asia Securities says that small and medium enterprises (SME) will drive banking loan growth going forward.

17 June, 2015 Research
Daily FT - Banks bullish on growth

Sri Lanka’s banks are set to hit a growth stage, having withstood the global credit crunch, on strong asset consolidation and diversification, an analytical report released by Asia Securities showed yesterday.

17 June, 2015 Research
CNBC - Investing in Sri Lanka offers opportunities and pitfalls

After the end of a long-running civil war and the beginning of a fresh government, Sri Lanka’s market offers both opportunities and pitfalls for investors.


08 December, 2016 Research
Reuters - Sri Lanka shares gain on foreign buying; Thai Group’s deal lifts mood

Dec 8 Sri Lankan shares rose on Thursday as a stake buy in Commercial Credit and Finance Plc by a unit of Thailand’s Group Lease Plc lifted the mood while foreign investors bought domestic stocks and turned net buyers so far in the year

08 December, 2016 Research
EconomyNext - Thailand’s Group Lease buys 30-pct stake in Sri Lanka’s Commercial Credit in Rs10bn deal

ECONOMYNEXT – Thailand’s Group Lease Holdings bought a 30% stake in Sri Lanka’s Commercial Credit and Finance at Rs111 a share in a Rs10.6 billion deal, a stock exchange filing said.

07 December, 2016 Research
The Corporate Treasurer - Sri Lanka readies FX rules overhaul

The Sri Lankan government is set to reform its foreign exchange control legislation early next year in a bid to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country and spur export growth.

22 November, 2016 Research
EconomyNext - Rising incomes seen lifting Sri Lanka consumer, retail stocks

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s consumer and retail sector has strong growth prospects given increasing disposable incomes and changing lifestyles, according to a new study by stock brokerage Asia Securities.

08 July, 2016 Research
DailyMirror - Brandix CEO sees apparel sector maintaining strong growth momentum

Brandix Lanka Limited CEO Ashroff Omar affirmed that the Sri Lankan apparel sector has room to grow further despite the country reaching the middle-income status.

06 April, 2016 Research
DailyFT - Equities market recommends “Time to Buy” at Sri Lanka Summit in Singapore

The well-attended Sri Lanka Summit in Singapore organised by the Finance Asia recently had a very useful session on ‘Equity Investments in Sri Lanka’.


03 November, 2015 Research
DailyFT - Asia Securities predict shift from infrastructure to housing in construction sector

A new study out today outlines the changing landscape of the growing construction sector. The study by Asia Securities (ASEC) suggests that the next 10 years will see a shift in growth from infrastructure to housing.

03 November, 2015 Research
DailyFTv - Private sector dollar debt to add to country’s external sector woes

Foreign debt raised by the private sector firms during the last few years are now a cause for concern as servicing such debt has become a challenge for the borrowers with the rising interest rates in the United States and the depreciating Lankan rupee, a Colombo-based stockbroking house said.

04 September, 2015 Research
LBO - Asia Securities says S&P telecoms report on Sri Lanka unjustified

Sep 04,2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Asia Securities says it is bullish on the Sri Lanka telecommunication sector even though a recently released report by Standard & Poor’s ratings agency sees telecom regulatory risk in Sri Lanka as high.

19 June, 2015 Research
LBO - SMEs to drive banking loan growth going forward: Asia Securities

June 19, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Asia Securities says that small and medium enterprises (SME) will drive banking loan growth going forward.

17 June, 2015 Research
Daily FT - Banks bullish on growth

Sri Lanka’s banks are set to hit a growth stage, having withstood the global credit crunch, on strong asset consolidation and diversification, an analytical report released by Asia Securities showed yesterday.

17 June, 2015 Research
CNBC - Investing in Sri Lanka offers opportunities and pitfalls

After the end of a long-running civil war and the beginning of a fresh government, Sri Lanka’s market offers both opportunities and pitfalls for investors.