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 5: The fear of decline carried over to Sunday’s trading session initially. In the first few minutes of trading, the equity market came under pressure and shed 10 points. A quick recovery pushed the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index 25 points higher, but another wave of selling pressure dragged the index back to red by the end of the first trading hour. A steady advance followed suit in the latter trading hours as Nepse closed with a moderate gain of 9.35 points to close the session at 1,265.45.

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, June 29: As stocks went into a freefall, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has imposed the first circuit breaker in the stock market.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has instructed Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) to shut stocks transaction from Monday.

Nepse ends 18 points lower

March 23, 2020 09:45 am

KATHMANDU: The local bourse witnessed one of its most bland trading sessions as associations of merchant banks and stock brokers issued a press release on the day stating that all merchant bank and broker offices will remain closed between March 22 and April 2.

KATHMANDU: Substantial weakness was visible in the equity market in the start of the week's trading. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index tanked over 64.14 points on Sunday as investors continued to flee the secondary market. The selling pressure eased of slightly on Monday as the bourse gained some footing with a 3.36 point gain.

Nepse ends week with 14-point gain

March 20, 2020 10:45 am

KATHMANDU: A sharp slide saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lose more than 30 points in the first 10 minutes of trading on Thursday. However, the benchmark index witnessed a steady recovery thereafter, trimming all its morning losses by mid-session. With buyers slowly gaining control, the major average managed to close the day 13.50 points higher at 1,269.30.

KATHMANDU: Following a sharp loss in the morning, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gave up almost 40 points initially and plateaued for most of the afternoon. Bulls gained control thereafter as most of the stocks trimmed losses to trade briefly in green. However, selling pressure in the final trading hour saw the index register a loss of 16.26 points to close Wednesday's trading at 1,255.80.

Nepse continues bear market slide

March 18, 2020 09:01 am

KATHMANDU: The index fell sharply since the beginning of the trading hour with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index losing almost 50 points till the mid-session. The market failed to recover and continued to maintain a negative bias throughout Tuesday's session. At the close of trading, the benchmark index lost a total of 44.33 points to settle at 1,272.06 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks gyrated between gains and losses in the initial trading hour on Monday with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) swinging nearly 20 points toward either side of the spectrum before stabilizing at midday. Nonetheless, the market witnessed a choppy session in the latter trading hours with the index maintaining slightly positive bias throughout. At the close, the major average ended the day 3.35 points higher at 1,316.39 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks posted a feeble start to the week, as the local bourse remained under pressure throughout Sunday's trading session. After giving up more than 25 points in the first trading hour on Sunday, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained some ground but eventually succumbed to bearish pressure in the latter trading hours. Consequently, Nepse sank a massive 64.14 points or 4.66% to end the first five-hour session at 1,313.04.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The Nepalese bourse remained closed on Sunday and Monday on national holidays with the exchange opening only three out of five  trading days. Stocks resumed trading on Tuesday where the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw massive selling pressure triggering three circuit breakers of 4%, 5% and 6% at different time intervals. In the truncated trading session of just over an hour, the index slid over 86 points. The market overturned its losses recouping over 73 points on Wednesday only to give up most of its gains in the last trading day of the week. Thursday saw a drop of 45.91 points. Overall, the index shed 58.52 points or 4.08 points in the week to end at 1,377.18.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The local stock market faced a sharp slide in the morning session on the Thursday with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index giving up over 25 points in the first 20 minutes of trading. Some strength preceded as bulls tried to gain control thereafter. Nonetheless, the market failed to trade in green and witnessed a steady slide after midday. The benchmark index eventually shed a total of 45.91 points to close the week at 1,377.18 points.

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index began the day on a positive note shooting up by almost 40 points in the morning, before giving up the gains quickly. Following the morning whipsaw, stocks registered a relatively poised trading in the afternoon as the index advanced steadily to close the day with a massive 73.78 gain at 1,423.09 points.

KATHMANDU: The local equity market began the week on a negative footing as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a loss of over 40 points on Sunday. The index stretched its losing spree further, with the index dropping over 96 points on Monday, hitting the negative circuit of 6%. The major average found some footing in Tuesday's volatile trading session with the index closing 14 points higher.

Nepse ends week with a modest drop

March 6, 2020 09:44 am

KATHMANDU: The secondary market faced indecision throughout the trading session on Thursday. The last trading day of the week started with a sharp dip followed by a quick recovery. However, sellers gained control at mid-session with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trading mostly in red in the afternoon. At the close, the index saw a modest loss of 5.50 points to end the week at 1,435.70 points.

Nepse down by 68 points

March 5, 2020 09:15 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropping roughly 29 points by the first trading hour on Wednesday. A failed recovery attempt thereafter saw the major average maintain a negative bias throughout the session. Following a steady decline, the index plateaued slightly toward the end. Nonetheless, Nepse closed lower by a massive 68.47 points to end the day at 1,441.20 points.

KATHMANDU: After sliding more than 50 points in the initial trading hour, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index staged a massive recovery recouping all of its morning losses to trade roughly 30 points higher within the first trading hour. The index then gyrated between gains and losses on volatile trading day but largely maintained positive bias. At Tuesday's close, the index stood at 1,509.67 points, up 14.37 points against Monday's session.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Weakness carried over to Monday's session as the equity market witnessed a sharp slide in the morning. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell almost 40 points in the beginning half an hour but staged a recovery. Nonetheless, the rebound was short lived as sellers dominated the latter trading session. The index hit its 2 hour lower circuit limit of 5% at 12:46 am before trading was halted for 40 minutes. On the resumption, Nepse sank further 1% to hit the day's negative circuit limit of 6% with more than 1 and a half hour of sessiormal trading hour remaining. With the session cut short, Nepse registered a loss of 96.06 points to settle at 1,495.30 points.

Nepse begins week in red

March 2, 2020 09:45 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks began Sunday's trading on a positive note as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index added more than 35 points in the beginning session before pulling back sharply. Further, sellers prevailed in the latter trading hours as the index witnessed a steady decline to close the day with a 40.82 points retracement at 1,591.36 points.

KATHMANDU: The local stock exchange began the week on a highly upbeat note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a massive 70-point rally. Monday saw some indecision with the index shedding 2 points, while bulls took over in all of the trading session. The equity market showed no sign of losing steam as the major average jumped 43 points on Tuesday and extended its gains further on Wednesday and Thursday with rallies of 51 points and 36 points, respectively. Nepse accumulated a total of 197.6 points or 13.77% to close the week at 1,632.17 points.

KATHMANDU: A sharp slide in Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) pushed the benchmark index almost 40 points lower in the first few minutes of the trading session on Thursday. Nonetheless, the morning selloff was short-lived as buyers took heavy positions thereafter, pushing the index in green by mid-session. The index rose further in the latter trading hours to close the last trading day of the week with a gain of 36.05 points at 1,632.17 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied sharply in the morning on Wednesday adding more than 25 points. The benchmark index neared 1,600 points at mid-session. Despite a brief correction, Nepse ended the day 50.93 points higher at 1,596.13 points.

Nepse zooms past 1,500 points

February 26, 2020 11:02 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened Tuesday's trading on a weak footing driven by early profit booking. However, following a sharp recovery to 1,500 points, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plateaued in the psychological mark. The major average then witnessed a significant advance pushing the index higher by 43.02 points to close the day at 1,545.19 points.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Despite an early attempt by the bourse to stretch its rally, gains remained truncated throughout Monday's trading session. Following a sharp rally of around 28 points in the early morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a pullback. The index made further attempts to gather strength but sellers prevailed in the latter trading hours finally pushing the benchmark index in the red. The index lost 1.96 points to close Monday's trading at 1,502.18 points.

KATHMANDU: The local equity market saw some of its best trading session as Nepse experienced considerable upward movement throughout Sunday's session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by over 34 points, within the first 15 minutes of trading before correcting slightly within an hour. Nonetheless, buyers took heavy long positions after mid-day, pushing the index above 1,500 points in the afternoon. Eventually, the benchmark index ended the day up 69.56 points or 4.85% at 1,504.14 points.

KATHMANDU: Nepali stocks saw one of its best weeks as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed in green in all five trading sessions. Upbeat trading was visible from the very beginning as Sunday was marked by a gain of over 19 points. Subsequently, the index shot up by over 34 points on Monday followed by a slightly subdued trading on Tuesday where the index added modest 2 points. Nonetheless, the index stretched its gaining streak in the remaining trading sessions with advances of 5 points and 29 points on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. Consequently, the week's gain totaled to 89.98 points or 6.69% as Nepse ended at 1,434.58 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks continued its positive momentum in the last trading day of the week. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started Thursday’s session on an upbeat note and succeeded to hold its ground throughout the trading hours. At the close, Nepse index was 29.32 points higher at 1,434.27 points.

Nepse up for a fourth straight session

February 20, 2020 10:29 am

KATHMANDU: After a brief rise early in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back sharply and shed more than 10 points within the first hour of Wednesday's trading session. Nonetheless, the index recouped all of its losses to close the day with a moderate gain. At the close, Nepse settled at 1,405.25 points – up 5.24 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by 18 points in the morning as strength carried over to Tuesday's trading. However, sellers took over the latter trading session with the index declining steadily to trade briefly in red in the last trading hour. A slight recovery toward the close meant the benchmark index ended the day 1.77 points at 1,400.01 points.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw considerable strength throughout Monday's trading session. After gaining roughly 24 points in early trading, the index saw a brief correction. However, the overall sentiment remained firmly bullish with the index making fresh highs in the afternoon. The index crossed 1,400-point level in the final trading hour but pulled back marginally to end the day 34.26 points higher at 1,398.24 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed slight gain in the initial trading hour on Sunday. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plateaued at mid-day before posting a steady advance in the latter trading hours. The Nepse index ended Sunday's trading on a firmly bullish note with a gain of 19.39 points at 1,363.97 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the week on a slightly bearish footing as it gave up over 13 points on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Local stocks saw strength in morning trading on Thursday. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed gained around 10 points in the first half of the trading session. However, stocks failed to hold on to its gains and witnessed some selling pressure in the latter trading hours. Eventually, the Nepse index ended the last trading day of the week 1.39 points down at 1,344.59 points.

Nepse extends gain for third straight day

February 13, 2020 09:56 am

KATHMANDU: After crossing 1,350 points mark in the morning on Wednesday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index succumbed to some selling pressure and pulled back to its opening level at around 1,141 points within the first hour. Nonetheless, the index held ground in the positive territory throughout the session to finally 4.6 points higher at 1,345.97 points.

Nepse up for a second straight day

February 12, 2020 09:55 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a surge in the morning on Tuesday before pulling back slightly at mid-day. Nonetheless, the index saw strength throughout the latter trading hours and wavered around 1,140 points. At the close, the index registered a gain of 17.11 points to close the day at 1,341.38 points.

Nepse finds support at 1,320 points

February 11, 2020 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: After trading briefly in green in the morning on Monday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a pullback at mid-day and traded in red for roughly an hour. However, stocks saw strength in the latter half of the trading session and recouped its earlier losses with Nepse closing the day with a modest gain of 4.28 points at 1,324.26 points.

KATHMANDU: Local stocks remained under pressure throughout Sunday's trading session as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped more than 10 points in the initial trading hour. After a failed attempt of recovery after midday, the market saw a steady decline pushing the index 13.70 points lower at 1,319.99 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the week on an upbeat note. The index rallied over 21 points on Sunday and stretched its gains to Monday adding another 2.5 points on the run. Subsequently, some selling pressure was witnessed in mid-week after the market traded at around 1,350 points pulling the major average down by 12 points on Tuesday. While the index rose more than 5 points on Wednesday, Thursday was marked by a loss of roughly 9 points. Eventually the index, closed the volatile week at 1,333.69 points registering a gain of 8.31 points or 0.63%.

KATHMANDU: Stocks dipped sharply from the opening trading hour on Thursday. The stock market continued its journey to negative side of the spectrum toward the closing trading session as selling pressure prevailed in the market. At the end of trading, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was down 8.67 points to close the week at 1,333.69 points.

Nepse slightly up as sectors end mixed

February 6, 2020 10:20 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed a choppy session on Wednesday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded within a confined range on Wednesday. The major average opened on a positive note and climbed above 1,340 points in the morning. The index fell in red for a couple of times at midday, but an advance toward the close saw the index end 5.31 points higher at 1,342.36 points.

Nepse snaps three-day winning run

February 5, 2020 11:44 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed indecision in the first half of Tuesday's trading. The Nepse index wavered around the opening level of 1,350 points till mid-session before finally succumbing to selling pressure in the closing hours. The late decline saw the benchmark index shed 12.09 points to end the day's trading at 1,337.05 points.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Stock opened trading on a firm note on Monday with Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index adding roughly 9 points in the morning session. However, dragged by some selling pressure, the benchmark index turned red quickly. Subsequently, the index recouped its losses and wavered along the opening level for most of the remaining trading session. At the close, Nepse notched a 2.49 point gain to settle at 1,349.13 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks continued to soar as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index began the week on a highly optimistic note. Buyers were in full control of the market since the beginning of Sunday's session. After gaining over 16 points in the morning, the benchmark index dropped slightly at mid-day. Nonetheless, the index saw a steady advance in the latter trading hours closing the day 21.26 points higher at 1,346.64 points.

KATHMANDU: After witnessing notable selling pressure on Sunday, the week's trading was marked by upbeat trading. On the first trading day of the week, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index tumbled more than 20 points but recouped all its losses on the very next day as Monday saw the index recoup 24 points.