KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Stocks extended prior day’s gains with a sharp rally in the first trading hour. However, the benchmark gave up most of its gains by mid-session to finally trade in red in the last trading hour. At Tuesday’s close, Nepse ended at 2,508.91 – down 37.18 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: A freefall in the morning trading session saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index give up over 70 points by mid-day. A recovery ensued thereafter. The index climbed back towards 2,500 level but saw another minor dip. Stocks continued to make notable recovery in the latter trading hours with the index finally closing with a 32.22-point gain at 2,546.08.

Nepse begin week with a sharp dip

December 5, 2021 21:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Stocks continued to tumble since the beginning of Sunday’s session. After dropping towards 2,550, the market found some footing. Nonetheless, the benchmark index continued to dip sharply in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse registered a loss of 72.32 points to end trading at 2,513.87.

Stocks close week firmly lower

December 3, 2021 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened this week’s trading on a weak note with the benchmark losing more than 80 points on Sunday. Weakness prevailed with dips of 21 points and 1 point on Monday and Tuesday. After an attempt of recovery on Wednesday with a 5-point rise, the index extended its losing spree on Thursday with another drop of almost 50 points. Eventually, the stock market closed the review period with a loss of 145.59 points or 5.33% at 2,586.19.

Nepse ends the week on lower note

December 2, 2021 19:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The local bourse started on a positive note but failed to sustain in the positive territory and within a few minutes the trading market pulled back to trade in red. The benchmark dropped over 20 points till mid-day.  Later on, the index continued to falter throughout the afternoon. At the close, Nepse was down 49.04 points against the session earlier at 2584.61

KATHMANDU, Dec 1:  The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) finally found some footing on Wednesday with the index trading in green throughout the session. The index shot up by around 20 points at mid-day to test the 2,650 mark. However, the market failed to sustain morning gains and pulled back slightly in the closing minutes. At the close, Nepse registered a gain of 5.28 points to settle at 2,633.66.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Stocks opened in green and traded slightly higher in the morning. However, the market witnessed a sharp decline thereafter before a small recovery at mid-day. The benchmark continued to trade in red for most of the session. A last hour rebound pushed the index towards the opening level. At Tuesday’s close, Nepse stood at 2,628.37 – down 1.64 points against the day earlier.

Nepse ends 21 points lower

November 29, 2021 19:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started the trading on positive note but immediately pulled back to trade in red. However, the index within a few minutes recouped the losses and traded more than 25 points higher. Nonetheless, sellers dominated most of the trading hours. The index continued to close in negative territory ending the day at 2,630.01 – down 21.48 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Stocks came under pressure since the beginning of Sunday’s trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell 43 points in the morning. After a small recovery attempt before mid-day, the bourse extended its free fall posting a loss of 80.29 points to close at 2,651.49.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Stocks witnessed choppy trading in the first hour of Thursday’s session before making a small decline at mid-day. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell close to 2,720 but managed to make a recovery towards the closing hours. Nonetheless, the benchmark ended session at 2,731.78 – down 3.22 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The benchmark witnessed a sharp fall in the morning with the market shedding almost 40 points by mi-day. However, buyers prevailed in the latter trading hours. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a steady advance with Nepse inching 1.89 points higher to end Wednesday’s session at 2,735.01.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell towards 2,750 level at mid-day and plateaued till mid-session. Further selling pressure in the latter trading hours pushed the benchmark firmly lower. At the close, Nepse settled at 2,733.31 – down 32.31 points against the session earlier.

Nepse falls 11 points to begin week

November 22, 2021 00:54 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The benchmark opened Sunday’s session in green, but pulled back sharply at mid-day losing as much as 20 points. After trading mostly flat in the remaining trading hours, the index recouped some of its earlier losses. Nepse ended the day with a dip of 11.50 points at 2,757.53.

Nepse ends the week on red

November 18, 2021 19:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened in positive note with a slight increment but corrected firmly and pulled the index 15 points lower. However, the market managed to recoup its earlier losses but failed to hold ground in green as the market witnessed a decline in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse fell 32.39 points to settle at 2769.13.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose sharply on Wednesday morning and opened almost 30 points higher. Similarly, the market continued to hold its ground on a positive note for the most of the session. Nonetheless, the seller dominated in the last half an hour trading pushed the index slightly lower. At the end, Nepse registered a gain of 16.95 to close at 2801.52.

Nepse rally almost 70 points

November 16, 2021 18:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The local equity market saw strength since the beginning of Tuesday’s trading hour and rose almost 18 points. However, the benchmark corrected immediately but held its foothold in green. Thereafter, stocks continued to surge in the latter trading hours with all sectors ending firmly in green. At the close, Nepse registered a gain of 69.22 to settle at 2,784.57.

Nepse flat after 4-day decline

November 14, 2021 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Stocks fell sharply in the beginning of Sunday’s session as the benchmark dropped over 20 points in the first fifteen minutes. A recovery ensued pushing the market back towards the opening level, but the index traded mostly in red throughout the session. At the close, Nepse ended essentially flat with a minor loss of 1.38 points. The benchmark stood at 2,688.92.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Nepalese equity market opened for 3 days in the week on review amidst festive holidays. On Monday, Nepse fell 19.20 points followed by a massive 79.79-points’ slump on Tuesday as losses accelerated. Further, with aggressive selling seen on Thursday, the benchmark gave up another 59.56 points. Consequently, Nepse finished week with a decline of 158.55 points or 5.57% at 2,848.84.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened Thursday’s trading on a weak note. A sharp dip and recovery in the early hours was followed by a steady downfall in the afternoon. At the close, Nepse stood at 2,690.29 – down 59.57 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Stocks opened in positive territory and maintained its footing in green for most of the beginning trading hours. However, sellers prevailed in the afternoon dragging the index 19.20 points lower at the close. Nepse finished Monday’s trading at 2,829.64.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The equity index opened firmly in green but gains remained subdued since the beginning of Wednesday’s session. After dropping slightly towards negative territory in the afternoon, a minor last minute recovery pushed the index back in green helping the index extend prior day’s advance ahead of the festive holidays. Nepse stood at 2,848.84 – up 5.22 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Stocks traded in red in the morning as the benchmark Nepse fell around 30 points at mid-day. However, the bourse staged a steady recovery thereafter. The index climbed towards the opening level in the afternoon with a last hour surge pushing the index further in positive territory. At the close, Nepse stood at 2,843.62 – up 23.76 points against the session earlier.

Nepse snaps 6-day winning streak

November 1, 2021 18:49 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Stocks opened Monday’s trading on a strong note with Nepse trading around 30 points higher in the morning. The index gyrated in green thereafter but selling pressure in the afternoon dragged the market in negative territory dipping as much as 30 points. A small recovery at the end saw the benchmark close with a loss of 17.75 points at 2,819.86.

Nepse begins week with strength

October 31, 2021 19:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Stocks began on a strong note on Sunday’s session as the equity market rose around 20 points in the morning. After trading briefly in negative territory, the index saw a steady advance in the latter trading hours. At the close, the index rose by 55.50 points to end Sunday’s trading at 2,837.61.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The equity market opened in a positive note on Wednesday trading session. However, the index fell more than 30 points in the first minutes of trading. A sharp recovery pushed the index in green but again failed to maintain and then traded in red. However, the market succeeded to reach the key 2800 mark on mid-day. Following a volatile trading, stocks witnessed a steady advance in the final hours with the benchmark closing with an 18.06 points’ gain at 2769.13.

Nepse rally 87 points

October 25, 2021 21:39 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 25:  The local equity market saw strength since the beginning of Monday’s trading hour. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied more than 65 points in the one and half hour of trading before pulling back slightly lower. Stocks continued to surge in the latter trading hours with all sectors ending firmly in green. At the close, Nepse registered a gain of 87.63 to settle at 2,672.25

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The local bourse remained under pressure since the beginning of Tuesday’s session. After dipping over 60 points in the morning a small recovery ensued. However, buyers quickly lost steam as sellers dominated the trading session thereafter. The benchmark index hit its intraday low at 2,582 before making a small final hour rebound. Eventually, Nepse closed the day with a dip of 77.33 points at 2,510.73.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The equity index rose sharply on Sunday morning, adding more than 25 points within the first half an hour of the session. However, stocks gave up earlier gains to trade more than 10 points lower at mid-day. A recovery in the latter hours, finally, pushed Nepse over 17 points higher to close at 2,656.96.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: After ending in green in the prior week, stocks opened with notable weakness on Sunday. On the first trading day, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 60 points followed by back to back losses of over 70 points on Monday and Tuesday. Though the market tried to gain its footing on Wednesday with a 50-point gain, the benchmark ended the week with a decline of 32 points on Thursday. Overall, the weekly loss stood at 186.24 points or 6.61% with Nepse settling at 2,633.42.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) saw strength in the morning on Wednesday with the index climbing around 30 points. Following a dip, the benchmark fell around 35 points to hit an intraday low of 2,580. Nonetheless, stocks continued to register a steady advance in the latter trading hours with the index ending 50.58 points higher at 2,665.94.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 40 points in the morning before climbing back in positive territory within the first trading hour. However, stocks continued its downfall in the latter trading hours. A steady decline saw the index reach almost 2,600 mark before a small recovery helped the benchmark close at 2,615.40 – down 70.01 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The equity index fell sharply in the first few minutes of trading and lost around 35 points on Monday. After a failed recovery, the index continued to stretch its downward move. After reaching an intraday-low of 2,678, a small rise in the closing minutes saw the benchmark close with a loss of 73.05 at 2,685.42.

Nepse unchanged after volatile week

September 24, 2021 19:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Stocks saw significant selling pressure to begin week’s trading on Monday. The benchmark tanked 113.14 points – Nepse’s biggest point-drop in history in Monday’s session. The equity market found footing on Tuesday, however, registering a modest gain of 13.82 points. A sharp recovery ensued on Wednesday as the benchmark recovered all of its early losses with another advance of 104.88 points. A subdued end to the week with 2.71 points rise on Thursday saw the index close week almost at the opening level. Nepse ended the review period at 2,819.66 – up 7.28 points against the prior weekly close.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Stocks opened firmly higher with the equity market shooting up by more than 60 points in the first few minutes of trading. The index pulled back sharply followed by another surge within the first trading hour. However, selling pressure in the latter hours pushed the benchmark lower, with the index giving up all its early gains to settle around the opening level. Nepse ended Thursday’s trading at 2,819.66 – up 2.70 points against the day earlier.

Stocks rally to climb above 2,800 mark

September 22, 2021 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The local equity market saw strength since the beginning of Wednesday’s trading hour. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied more than 60 points in the morning before pulling back slightly. Stocks continued to surge in the latter trading hours with all sectors ending firmly in green. At the close, Nepse registered a gain of 104.88 to settle at 2,816.95.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Stocks tanked sharply in early trading on Tuesday as the benchmark Nepse index dipped over 80 points in the morning to reach as low as 2,615 mark. However, a sharp rally pushed the broad based index around 63 points higher at mid-day. The bourse saw volatile trading thereafter, but managed to hold its ground in positive territory in the afternoon. At the close Nepse registered a 13.83-point gain to close at 2,712.07.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The equity index saw a sharp dip since the beginning of Thursday’s trading session. The index was down by almost 70 points within the first trading hour as a result of notable selling pressure. Selling momentum subsided slightly in the latter trading hours but the bourse failed to make any significant recovery. Nepse, subsequently, ended the last trading day of the week at 2,812.39 – down 76.65 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened slightly higher in the morning but dipped firmly within the first trading hour. The benchmark was down by around 25 points at mid-day with further selling pressure dragging the index lower in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse stood at 2,889.03 – down 40.26 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: After trading around 15 points higher briefly in the morning, the market saw slight retracement to trade around the opening level at mid-day. Stocks saw lackluster trading thereafterwith Nepsehovering around 2,940 pine in the afternoon. Further, a late correction dragged the index slightly in the red. At Tuesday’s close, Nepse lost 18.54 points to settle at 2,929.29.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened week with serious weakness with the benchmark dipping more than 100 points in the first trading day of the week. Sunday’s decline stood at a record 108.04 points. A sharp rally ensued on Monday as the benchmark rose by a whopping 161.94 points making another record for biggest daily gain. The volatility tapered off but the index remained under pressure in the latter part of the week. The index dropped 44.18 points on Tuesday and 60.02 points on Wednesday. The market remained unchanged on Thursday dipping a modest 0.61 point. Overall, the weekly loss stood at just over 50 points with Nepse closing at 2,875.98.

KATHMANDU, September 2: The equity market opened in positive territory but traded in red within the first trading hour on Thursday. After a failed recovery attempt at mid-day, the index continued to falter throughout the afternoon session. At the close, Nepse ended more than 50 points lower at 2,926.89.

KATHMANDU, September 1: The local bourse registered an upbeat start to Wednesday’s session with the index climbing more than 35 points in the first few minutes of trading. However, the index saw sharp decline bringing the market in the negative territory within the first hour. Another recovery pushed the index around 45 points higher, but further correction in the latter hours pulled the index towards the opening level with Nepse ending a modest 1.18 point up at 2,977.02.

KATHMANDU, August 31: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index remained under pressure throughout Tuesday’s trading hours. After dipping more than 30 points in the morning, the index recovered slightly. However, the index continued to falter in the latter trading hours. At the close, the benchmark was down 69.05 points to end at 2,975.84.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose in the morning on Sunday and traded above 3,100 mark briefly. However, the benchmark continued its downward momentum and pulled back slightly at mid-day. Further selling pressure in the latter trading hours saw the index tumble in the negative territory. At the close, Nepse lost 49.18 points to end at 3,044.87.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed an upbeat start to Thursday’s session. The index climbed above 3,100 mark in the morning, but fell in the negative territory within the first hour of trading. However, the benchmark continued to climb after mid-day. Strength seen in energy stocks pushed the index higher in the afternoon. At the close, Nepse stood at 3,094.05 – up 17.60 points against the session earlier.

Nepse closes week higher

August 13, 2021 19:37 pm

KATHMANDU, August 13: The equity market opened week on a flat note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index added a modest 0.68 point on Sunday. Lackluster trading stretched on Monday as the benchmark climbed another 1.47 points on Monday. Nonetheless, stocks saw strength at mid-week. The broad based index climbed 51.96 points on Tuesday, followed by a minor 0.85 advance on Wednesday. At the final trading day of the week, Nepse rose 16.5 points to end week at 3,162.41. Weekly gain stood at 71.46 points or 2.30%.

KATHMANDU, August 12: Stocks opened flat and traded mildly higher in the beginning of Thursday’s session. The benchmark climbed more than 20 points at mid-day before pulling back slightly. Nonetheless, the index continued to trade in green throughout the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse ended up 16.32 points at 3,178.91.

Energy stocks help market end in green

August 11, 2021 19:45 pm

KATHMANDU, August 11: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened sharply higher, and traded close to 3,200 mark briefly. The index corrected thereafter, and reverted towards the opening level by mid-day. Stocks saw lackluster trading in the afternoon with indecision prevailing in the trading session on Wednesday. At the close, Nepse saw a modest gain of 0.76 points and settled at 3,162.41.

KATHMANDU, August 9: The equity index opened Monday’s session in green and tested 3,120 mark early in the morning, from where the market reverted back towards the opening level. After a dip of around 8 points at mid-day, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index held ground to trade flat for the remaining trading hours. Nepse ended the day up by modest 1.47 points at 3,109.60.

KATHMANDU, August 9: The benchmark traded in green for most of Sunday’s trading session. Nepse reached as high as 3,120 mark at mid-session, before a steady decline pulled the market in the negative territory briefly towards the closing minutes. A late recovery pushed the index marginally in green with the benchmark ending a modest 0.66-point higher at 3,108.13.