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.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index maintained positive bias for most of the session on Thursday. A steady advance with alight dips saw the benchmark index add 19.51 points, or 1.49%, to close the day at 1,325.38 points on the last trading day of the week.

Nepse unchanged after two days of gain

January 30, 2020 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Stocks climbed higher in initial trading on Wednesday as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was up 5 points in the first trading hour. However, gains were truncated as bears prevailed after mid-day. Subsequently, the index traded mostly in red in the latter trading hours while climbing intermittently in positive territory. At the close, Nepse stood almost unchanged with a 0.27 points drop at 1,305.88 points.

Stocks up for a second consecutive day

January 29, 2020 09:04 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: After climbing over 16 points to 1,316 points in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back slightly at mid-day. The index then wavered around 1,310 points in the latter trading hours. Following the choppy trading session, Nepse closed the day at 1,306.15 points – up 5.52 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU: After trading briefly in red in the morning, the major average staged a notable recovery in the afternoon. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded up 20 points at mid-session. After a slight correction thereafter, the index witnessed a steady advance to close the day at its intra-day high of 1,300.62 points. The gain tally for the day stands at 23.95 points.

Nepse opens with 21-point loss

January 27, 2020 09:25 am

KATHMANDU: Local came under considerable pressure on Sunday. After losing around 14 points in the morning session, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index recouped some of its losses by mid-session. However, dragged by a sustained bearish pressure, the major average witnessed a steady decline in the latter trading hours. At the close, the benchmark index was down 20.79 points at 1,276.68 points.

KATHMANDU: Local stock kicked off the week on a remarkably positive footing as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied over 33 points on Sunday. However, the index pulled back sharply on Monday sliding over 26 points. While Tuesday was marked by a 3-points gain, equities came under pressure on Wednesday and Thursday. The major average extended its decline with consecutive losses of 7 points and 16 points in the respective sessions. Overall the index closed the week down 12.76 points or 0.97% at 1,297.47 points.

Nepse down as profit booking continues

January 24, 2020 08:27 am

KATHMANDU: The market witnessed considerable selling pressure in the last trading day of the week saw. Despite climbing higher in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back after hitting 1,320-point mark. The benchmark index plateaued around 1,310 points in the afternoon but gave considerable ground toward the close, ending the day 15.95 points lower at 1,297.47 points.

Nepse sees modest drop

January 23, 2020 09:38 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks dipped sharply in the initial trading hour on Wednesday. After a failed attempt to trade in green in the afternoon, selling pressure prevailed in the latter trading hours. Following a steady decline toward the close, Nepse ended the day 7.05 points, or 0.53%, lower at 1,313.42 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened on a positive note on Tuesday as the major average saw a steady rise in the first trading hour. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index added 13 points in the morning session before succumbing to selling pressure in th e afternoon. After trading roughly 7 points lower at mid-session, Nepse staged a recovery toward the closed ended the day 3.26 points higher at 1,320.47 points.

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.

KATHMANDU: The stock market saw considerable strength since the beginning of Sunday's trading. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went up by more than 20 points within 15 minutes of the beginning of trading. Following a brief correction, the index stretched its gaining spree in the latter trading hours and eventually ended the day with a massive gain of 33.43 points at 1,343.65 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed significant strength since the very beginning of the week. The Nepal stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by 42.61 points on Sunday stretching its gains to Monday's trading where the index added another 15.14 points.

Nepse crosses 1,300 points

January 17, 2020 08:38 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Trading began on a positive note on Thursday as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by more than 18 points. However, the market pulled back marginally within the first trading hour but still managed to stay in the green territory. After trading at around 1,300-point level for more than an hour, a final surge witnessed in the secondary market pushed the Nepse index 26 points higher at 1,310.23 points.

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index posted gain in the morning session on Wednesday, but pulled back roughly to its opening level by mid-session. However, following a considerable buying pressure seen mainly in bank and financial institutions (BFIs), the latter half of the day was marked by a notable rally. At the close, the index added 20.85 points, or 1.65%, to settle at 1,284.23 points.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index whipsawed initially at the beginning of Tuesday's trading, dropping sharply to 1,254 points. However, it recouped all the losses within the beginning hour. Nonetheless, sellers prevailed after mid-day pushing the index into the negative territory for the remaining trading hours. Nepse eventually closed 7.48 points lower at 1,263.38 points.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The stock market saw considerable buying pressure in the morning session as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by nearly 30 points within first 15 minutes of trading.

KATHMANDU: A huge rally on Sunday saw the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index notch a massive advance of 42.61 points to settle at 1,255.72 points. Following a 17 point rise in the morning, the index flattened in the mid-session. Further, stocks saw considerable buying pressure in the latter trading hours pushing the index up to a fresh 5-month high.

KATHMANDU: The benchmark index saw considerable strength since the beginning of the week. After rallying more than 16 points on Sunday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index stretched its gaining streak till mid-week. While Monday saw the major average add over 18 points, Tuesday was marked by another 16 points surge.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose on Thursday morning but quickly gave up its gains to trade in red. Nonetheless, the stock market saw strength after mid-day and climbed around 6 points to 1,215 points mark. After a slight pullback in the latter trading hours, the index closed at 1,213.11 points – up 3.51 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) traded higher briefly in the morning session on Wednesday. However, the benchmark index soon pulled back dropping more than 9 points in the beginning hour. Nepse recouped its losses thereafter, but failed to hold ground in the afternoon. Sellers took over in the latter trading hours dragging the benchmark index 7.32 points lower to 1,209.60 points at the close.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by over 13 points in the morning before pulling back slightly. The stock market witnessed some selling pressure in the afternoon with bulls dominating the rest of the session. Eventually, the benchmark average closed Tuesday slightly off its intraday high at 1,216.92 points – up 16.23 points against the session earlier.

Nepse opens week with 16-point rally

January 6, 2020 09:14 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The local stock exchange saw strength since the beginning of trading on Sunday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed over 8 points in the initial trading hour and plateaued at midday. Another surge toward the close propelled the benchmark index 16.09 points higher to its three-month peak of 1,182.31 points.

KATHMANDU: Following some of the least volatile week, the major benchmark ended roughly where it started. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index kicked off the week's trading with a drop of 5 points on Sunday but erased all the losses on Monday closing over 5 points higher.

KATHMANDU Jan 2: Stocks remained little changed on the first trading day of 2020. After trading essentially flat in the first half of the trading session, stocks gained some ground and pushed the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index slightly higher. Nepse eventually closed the day 3.47 points higher at 1,169.50 points.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded flat in early trading on Monday. However, a steady advance after mid-session saw the index recoup its previous day's losses. The benchmark index eventually ended the session 5.53 points higher at 1,167.95 points.

Nepse down 5 points

December 30, 2019 09:18 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks traded flat for most of Sunday's trading session and wavered around 1,166 points till mid-session.

Nepse ends week 18 points higher

December 28, 2019 10:10 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed somewhat lackluster trading on Sunday, as the index traded within a narrow span before ending the session marginally up by 11.18 points.

Nepse ends week on a flat note

December 27, 2019 08:31 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) wavered along the opening level throughout the day. The index fluctuated between gains and losses in most of the sessions and eventually closed the day with a modest decline. Nepse closed the week 0.62 points lower at 1167.41 points on Thursday.

Nepse ekes out marginal gains

December 26, 2019 09:43 am

KATHMANDU: The local bourse witnessed choppy trading in Wednesday morning before witnessing a sharp rise at mid-session. Nonetheless, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trimmed most of its earlier gains in the latter trading hours but managed to close the day in green. Nepse closed the day at 1,168.03 points – up 1.82 points against the previous session.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded mostly in green on Tuesday. The benchmark index climbed to the 1,175-point level three times in the session but failed to hold ground as the closing hours saw the index pull back sharply toward the negative territory. Eventually, Nepse closed the day 2.37 points lower at 1,166.21 points.

Stocks rally as Nepse gains 18 points

December 24, 2019 10:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Stocks saw strength since the beginning of Monday's trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up more than 10 points to 1,160 points in the afternoon before retracing slightly. Nonetheless, a second rally toward the close hours pushed the Nepse index higher by almost 17.77 points at 1,168.58 points.

Nepse ends in green in choppy trade

December 23, 2019 09:00 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed some volatility on Sunday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index revolved between gains and losses throughout the day. At the end, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed the day at 1,150.81 points with a minimal gain of 1.17 points.

KATHMANDU: After a sustained 8-session rally in the prior weeks, the week's trading kicked off Sunday on a positive note reaching as high as 1,182 points in the morning. But the tussle between buyers and sellers on the day pushed Sunday's volatile trading in red. In the session, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell a moderate 4.79 points. Losses stretched further on Monday with a drop of 13.75 points. The selling pressure eased slightly on Tuesday with the index adding 1.26 points. Wednesday and Thursday posted declines of 3.3 points and 2.43 points, respectively. Overall, the index witnessed a 23.01 point or 1.96% correction to settle at 1,149.64 points.