CFA Sri Lanka capital market awards for best in investment profession

ECONOMYNEXT – JB Vintage Money Market Fund won the Best Unit Trust Fund Gold at the fifth annual CFA Sri Lanka Capital Market Awards 2017, with the Silver going to Guardian Acuity Money Market Gilt Fund and Bronze to Guardian Acuity Money Market Fund.

The awards, created by CFA Society Sri Lanka, aim to encourage those in the investment profession locally to uphold standards of best practice, excellence, and financial market integrity, a statement said.

The Best Equity Research Report – Gold went to Kanishka Perera, Asia Securities (Pvt) Ltd for the report on Sampath Bank, Silver to Lakshini Fernando, Asia Securities (Pvt) Ltd for the report on Central Finance and Bronze to Nishara Sangapilarchchi, JB Securities (Pvt) Ltd for the report on Ceylon Cold Stores.
A certificate of commendation was given to Anjula Nawarathna, Acuity Stock Brokers (Pvt) Ltd.

The Best Stock Broking Research Team Gold went to Asia Securities (Pvt) Ltd, Silver to CT CLSA Securities (Pvt) Ltd and Bronze to NDB Securities (Pvt) Ltd.

The Best Investor Relations Team Gold went to National Development Bank PLC; Silver to  Dialog Axiata PLC and Bronze to Hatton National Bank PLC.  

The winners were recognised in four categories.

These were analysts who produce best in class reports on fundamental equity research, fund management companies that place unit holder interest first, promote better compliance and transparency to unit holders, stock broker research teams that aim to provide high quality and timely research to create an efficient capital market and listed companies that practice active investor relations by communicating interactively with the investor community.

The judges for each award category consisted of both CFA Charter holders and industry experts.
(COLOMBO, August 03, 2017)

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