KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Losses from last week carried over to the initial trading session as the Nepal Stock Index (Nepse) index shed more than 16 points on Sunday. However, the index staged a partial recovery on Monday as it recouped 10 points on the day. Subsequently, the index advanced in all the latter sessions of the week. At the close, Nepse posted a weekly gain of 29.69 points or 2.51 percent to close at 1,210.32 points.
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Tourist arrivals in 2018 has continued to break the old records of the country. Recording a remarkable growth of 18 percent in the first seven month of 2018, tourist arrival reached 593,299, according to a report compiled by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). The number was 502,544 in the corresponding period of 2017.
HELSINKI, Aug 17: Rovio Entertainment (ROVIO.HE), the maker of the “Angry Birds” mobile game series, reported a sharply lower quarterly profit on Friday due to declining revenue from its 2016 Hollywood movie, but said sales at its games business were growing.
TOKYO, Aug 17: Oil prices fell on Friday, with U.S. crude heading for a seventh weekly decline amid increasing concerns about slowing global economic growth that could hit demand for petroleum products as inventories build.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The 16th Annual Handicraft Trade Fair is going to be held in November. The Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN) is organizing the event on November 14 to 18 at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu.