KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index hovered slightly in green in the opening hours after Tuesday’s trading session. However, extended profit booking pulled the index sharply lower in the afternoon where the index fell as much as 10 points. The index found some footing in the latter hours recouping some of the earlier losses but closed in the red nonetheless. Nepse fell 4.47 points at the session’s close to end at 1,536.04 points.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Stocks began Wednesday’s session on a highly upbeat note, as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied 30 points to 1,515 in the first half an hour of trading. A correction followed bringing the index back towards the 1,500 points level at mid-day. However, stocks continued to gain strength in the afternoon as the market rose to 1,520 point’s level. A slight dip at the end saw the benchmark close at 1,510.57 – up 25.58 points against prior close.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Stocks opened in red on Sunday with the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shedding around 14 points in the morning. Thereafter, technical error in the trading system kept investors making any further transactions in the exchange for most of the afternoon. Finally, trading hours were extended for the day with Nepse adding 2 hours of trading from 3.15 pm. In the final two hours, buyers prevailed, helping Nepse erase its earlier losses to close with a gain of 4.64 points at 1,462.67.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Following a four-day rally in the local stock market, stocks continue to see notable strength with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index adding another 21.1 points on Wednesday. Strength was seen since the beginning of the day’s session as Nepse hovered in green for most of the early trading hours. Further, a rally ensued after mid-session driving the benchmark around 30 points higher at 1,470 in the afternoon. A pullback finally saw the index end session at 1,462.04 points.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25:Stretching previous day gains, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) climbed almost 10 points in the first few minutes of trading. Following a brief correction on profit booking on some of the stocks, the index fell marginally in the red within the first trading hour. Trading hours, thereafter, saw the index make a recovery to finally close the day in green. At the session’s end, Nepse stood at 1,440.94 points – up 9.34 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) saw upbeat trading since the beginning of Monday’s session. The Nepse index climbed 8 points early in the morning and plateaued at mid-day. A sharp rally around mid-session helped the benchmark hit its intraday high at 1,433 points. Following a brief correction in the afternoon, the index staged a steady rebound to close the day at 1,431.61 points – up 21.61 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The stock market opened the week’s trading on a mildly positive note. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded around 5 points higher in the morning. After a brief dip towards red at mid-day, the benchmark maintained positive bias throughout the latter trading hours. Following flat trading for most of the afternoon, a last hour rally led the Nepse to a gain of 12.77 points to settle at 1,410.34 points.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Despite some selling pressure seen early in the morning, buyers negated the sellers as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed almost unchanged at 1,381.38 points on Thursday. The benchmark index suffered a modest loss of 1.29 points.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The local bourse witnessed a delayed start on Wednesday due to technical error in the trading system. After opening 45 minutes late, stocks remained under pressure throughout Wednesday’s session. Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell around 22 points initially in the opening minutes. After a recovery attempt, losses worsened further as the index traded almost 30 points lower in the afternoon. However, the exchange found some ground towards the close recouping some of earlier losses. Nepse ended at 1,382.25 points – down 21.61 points against previous close.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Thursday’s trading saw stocks open in green as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) rose about 6 points in the morning. The index trimmed its early gains to trade in negative territory at mid-session. Thereafter, the bourse staged a recovery from around 1,420-point mark to end the day with a gain of 7.53 points at 1,439.06 points.

KATHMANDU, July 27: After opening slightly higher and climbing over 10 points in the morning session, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index retreated in the session after the mid-day. Thereafter, the index managed to trade in green throughout the session, but witnessed a modest dip towards the close. At Monday’s close, the index edged 2.62 points lower to end at 1,462.48 points.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Stocks traded in green since the beginning of Sunday’s trading. After climbing over 12 points higher in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back to its opening level. Nonetheless, stocks saw considerable strength after mid-day as most of the traded sectors advanced in the afternoon. At the close, Nepse settled at its intra-day high of 1,465.10 points – up 22.40 points compared to Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 23 : Though some early selling pressure was visible, the stock market recouped its initial losses to trade in green by mid-day on Thursday. Thereafter, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded in green in the latter trading hours. Following the afternoon advance, the benchmark ended the day with a gain of 10.13 points at 1,442.61 points.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) opened the session slightly higher but gave up the gains quickly as the trading began. A recovery attempt saw the index turn green in the first hour but selling pressure after midday pushed the index towards red. At the close, Nepse fell 14.99 points to end Tuesday’s trading at 1,449.94 points.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Despite opening the day almost 4 percent higher after pre-opening session, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index failed to sustain the early gain towards the closing hours. The index hit the first upper circuit limit of 4 percent within a couple of minutes of trading, triggering a trading break of 20 minutes. After resumption of the trading, the index hit its subsequent upper limit of 5 percent and forced another trading halt.

KATHMANDU, July 13: After shooting up by over 12 points in the initial trading on Monday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pared its gains to trade flat at mid-day. Stocks then wavered around the opening level in the latter trading hours as Nepse ended slightly higher. The benchmark added 2.12 points to close at 1,342.40 points.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Some selling pressure was evident in the initial trading hour as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded 15 points lower in the morning. Nonetheless, stocks saw upbeat movement after mid-day as the market recouped earlier losses to trade slightly in the green. Subsequently, the market wavered close to its opening level throughout the remaining trading hours. The index ended the day with a modest gain of 4.57 points at 1,331.10.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Stocks began Wednesday’s trading on a negative note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped 17  points in the morning before pulling back in the positive territory.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Market sentiment remained firmly bullish throughout the trading session on Tuesday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by 30 points within the first half an hour of trading. Following a minor pullback at mid-day, the stock market witnessed a steady advance in the late afternoon to close Tuesday’s trading firmly higher. Nepse settled at 1,336.66 points – up 37.93 points against the previous session.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Stocks traded flat in the first trading hour on Monday. Nonetheless, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a steady surge after midday adding more than 20 points. The benchmark plateaued somewhat in the afternoon until a final hour advance drove the market over 33.27 points higher. Nepse closed Monday’s trading at 1,298.73 points.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Despite opening the day in the green, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index succumbed to a massive selling pressure within the first 10 minutes of trading to trend in negative territory.

KATMANDU, July 1: Strength carried over from previous session on Wednesday’s trading, as stocks shot up since the beginning of the trading session. With the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surging to hit the first circuit limit of 4 percent in the first half an hour, trading was halted for 20 minutes. After resumption, Nepse hit another circuit limit of 5 percent at mid-day further forcing another trading break of 40 minutes. Nepse quickly shot up to 6 percent, finally triggering a trading end for the day. Eventually, Nepse ended the day at 1,336.52 points.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Nepse witnessed one of its best days since March as the pandemic fear among investors seems to have subsided fairly. Sentiment remained positive since the opening of Tuesday’s trading.

KATHMANDU: Stocks began trading on a positive note on Monday as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index added more than 16 points in the morning session. However, it fell in the negative territory as sellers prevailed in the latter trading hours as the index witnessed a decline to close the day with a 26.54 points retracement at 1,317.11 points.