KATHMANDU, July 18: The government has spent 30 percent of the development budget in the final month of the last fiscal year. Till June, a total of Rs 163.4 billion or 49 percent meant for the development works was spent.
BIRGUNJ, July 18: Birgunj Customs Office, the largest customs point of the country, mobilized Rs 161 billion in revenue under different headings in Fiscal Year 2017/18. The revenue figure also includes revenue collected by Dry Port Customs Office.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has rolled out the much-awaited fully-automated trading system in the stock market. The new system will run parallel with the existing system for the time being.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Nabil Bank Limited has inaugurated 12 new branch offices in three provinces of the country. According to a statement issued on Monday, the commercial bank said that the new offices have been opened in Province 5, Karnali Province and Province 7.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Etihad Airways has launched 'WhatsApp Business solution', allowing guests to communicate instantly with the airline via the popular messaging app. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said that the new service will allow its premium guests to chat with the airline's agents about their flights in a fast, personal, and efficient way, when they are at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Stocks came under pressure for most of the session on the first trading day of Fiscal Year 2018/19 on Tuesday, as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was not able to sustain gains from previous trading days. Eventually, the index closed at 1204.31 points -- 8.05 points lower compared to Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 17: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed a slightly volatile trading day as the index fluctuated between positive and negative territories for most of the session. However, the market posted significant gain in the final hour with the index closing 12.27 points higher. As a result, the index ended the last trading session of the fiscal year at 1,212.36 points.