KATHMANDU, May 11: Stocks began Tuesday’s session on an upbeat note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index jumped more than 20 points in the morning. Despite a small pullback at mid-day, the bourse continued to advance in the latter part of the afternoon. The index closed trading slightly off its session high at 2,673.32 points. The day’s gain stood at 27.47 points or 1.03%.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The equity market witnessed slight selling pressure in the morning as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 10 points initially. Nonetheless, stocks saw upbeat movement thereafter with the benchmark trading more than 12 points higher around mid-day. The index continued to advance in the latter part of the afternoon and closed near its session high at 2,645.85. Monday’s gain stood at 27.41 points.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The equity market staged a notable recovery in the first trading day of the week. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by more than 54 points on Sunday. Stocks pared some of the gains on Monday with the market shedding 12.36 points in the session. After a marginal advance of 1.94 points on Tuesday, stocks continued to see modest movements in the latter half of the week. The benchmark fell 5.09 points on Wednesday, followed by a 12.47-point dip on Thursday. Despite recent losses, the equity market managed to close the review period with a 26.02 points or 1% gain at 2,637.13.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Stocks opened Thursday’s session in green but gave up early gains quickly as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 18 points in the morning. A recovery pushed the index close to the opening mark, but the market failed to climb towards positive territory. Stocks came under some pressure thereafter with the Nepse closing session at 2,637.13 – down 12.47 points against Wednesday’s close.

KATHMANDU, May 5: After opening 20 points higher in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell below the opening level within first half hour of trading. The index climbed around 12 points at mid-day, but stocks erased gains to revert to the opening level for the second time in the afternoon. A minor dip in the final hour saw Nepse post a modest loss of 5.09 points to close Wednesday’s trading at 2,649.60.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The buying interest from prior trading session extended to Monday’s trading as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded around 20 points higher in the beginning trading hour. However, a wave of selling pressure pushed the index towards negative territory where Nepse fell as much as 20 points in late afternoon. A small recovery at the closing minutes saw the benchmark close with a loss of 12.36 points at 2,652.75.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The stock market opened Sunday’s trading in green before a small correction pulled the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index towards the opening level. However, stocks saw strength in the latter trading hours. The benchmark traded around 30 points higher at mid-day, with a subsequent rally pushing the index further up at the close. Nepse ended Sunday’s trading at 2,665.11.

Nepse closes week on positive note

April 30, 2021 06:02 am

KATHMANDU, April 30: The equity market opened in green in the morning but a sharp fall in the beginning hour saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trade in the negative territory. However, the index managed to hold on to earlier gains finishing at 2,611.11 – up 25.83 points against Wednesday’s close. However, the bourse witnessed a sub-par turnover of Rs. 4.357 billion.

Nepse snaps 2-day losing run

April 27, 2021 19:57 pm

KATHMANDU, April 27: Stocks witnessed a sharp rally in the morning with the benchmark reaching as high as 2,544 mark. Market continued to witness strength in the latter trading hours pushed the index higher. Following a steady surge until the closing bell, Nepse closed Tuesday’s session with 92.46 point’s gain at 2,599.07.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Stocks came under pressure since the beginning of Monday’s trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 56 points in the morning before recovering slightly. However, equities continued to falter further in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse finished 65.58 points lower at 2,506.62.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The local benchmark index fell almost 50 points within the first trading hours then attempted a recovery which failed miserably. Similarly, the index continued to struggle and traded in the red throughout the remaining trading hours. A steady downfall saw the index tumble 75.89 points on Sunday to settle at 2572.21.

Nepse snaps 5-week gaining streak

April 23, 2021 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, April 23: After shooting up by over 61 points in the previous week, this week’s trading was mainly dominated by sellers. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a notable dip with the index sinking 35.89 points on Sunday followed by a 37.57 points decline on Monday. While the index remains unchanged on Tuesday’s trading and closed by a slight increment of 2.68 points. However, the market again drop falling more than 32 points on Wednesday. The selling pressure eased off slightly on Thursday as the market posted the gains of 15.80 points. Overall, the loss tally for the week stood at 87.45 points with the bourse capping off week at 2,648.01.

Nepse sheds 32 points

April 21, 2021 19:20 pm

KATHMANDU, April 21: The equity market witnessed selling pressure throughout Wednesday’s session. After opening higher in the preopening session, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back to trade in red with the beginning of the trading session. Stocks struggled further in the afternoon as the benchmark closed the day 32.41 points lower at 2,632.21.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The equity market started the exchange on a lower note and lost 14 points within half an hour of trading. Nonetheless, the market recovered and managed to trade on the positive side of the spectrum. But again the market pulled the index towards red in mid-day. At the end, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed the volatile trading session with a modest gain of 2.68 points gain at 2664.62.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The Nepalese equity market opened Monday’s session in red and gave up almost 27 points in half of the trading session. Nonetheless, the market immediately recover its earlier losses and traded on a positive note within the first trading hour. However, the market continued to lose its momentum and traded on a negative note in the remaining session. In the end, the benchmark index close with a loss of 37.58 points at 2661.94.

Majority of the sectors ended in a negative note except Mutual Fund sectors which rose 0.46%.

Nepse posts 61-points weekly gain

April 16, 2021 18:52 pm

KATHMANDU, April 16: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened trading on Monday where it gain 17.2 points. Similarly, the local stock market continued to saw considerable strength on Tuesday followed by a gain of 23.23 points. The stock market remained closed on Wednesday due to Nepalese New Year. The index extended gains on Thursday with another 20.61 point rise. Overall, the benchmark index added 61.04 points or 2.28% to end the review period at 2,735.40.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) opened in green note and rose 39 points till mid-day. Then after the equity market witnessed some correction but still managed to trade in positive side of spectrum for the rest of the session. At the close, Nepse went up by 20.61 points on the first trading day of the year to close at all-time high of 2735.40.

KATHMANDU, April 13: On the last trading day of the year, the equity market advanced since the morning trading session. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose almost 19 points by mid-day before correcting slightly. However, a steady rise in the latter trading hours pushed the index 23.23 points to settle at 2714.79.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) traded in red briefly in the morning with the benchmark edging 2 points lower. However, stocks saw upbeat movement after mid-day. The index traded around 15 points higher throughout the afternoon finally ending session at 2,691.56 – up 17.20 points against Thursday’s close.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Stocks kicked off week on a positive footing with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) climbing more than 25 points on Sunday. After closing a point higher on Monday, the index saw further gains at mid-week. The benchmark rose around 16 points on Tuesday. The bourse saw modest movements on the latter part of the week with the index falling 2.85 points on Wednesday and adding 2.74 points on Thursday. Overall, the index ended the review period 42.46 points or 1.61% higher at 2,674.36.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The equity index climbed over 17 points higher in the morning before reverting towards the opening level at mid-session. Stocks witnessed choppy session thereafter and traded between 2,670 to 2,680 mark in the final hours. At the close, Nepse ended Thursday’s trading 2.74 points higher at 2,674.36.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded in the green in the morning before dropping towards red briefly at mid-day. The benchmark saw a recovery in the afternoon pushing the index over 2,690. However, profit-booking in stocks pulled the bourse towards negative territory with the index closing Wednesday’s session at 2,671.62 – down 2.85 points against the previous close.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The equity market opened 20 points high in the preopening session but immediately pulled backed to trade in the red. Nonetheless, the market succeeded to recover within 15 minutes of trading, and the index traded flat till mid-day.  Likewise, the market maintained its footing in green in the last trading session.  At the close, Nepse settled at 2,674.47 – up 15.72 points against the session earlier

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Nepalese stock market opened Monday’s session in green but a steady downfall saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fall around 17 points in the morning. After recovering the losses at mid-day, the benchmark traded flat throughout the afternoon. At the close of the session, Nepse closed a little changed at 2,658.75 – up 1.13 points against the previous close.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened trading on Monday where it lost a modest 5.45 points. However, the local stock market saw considerable strength in the latter three trading days of the week. The benchmark climbed 32.14 points on Tuesday followed by a gain of 43.37 points on Wednesday. The buying momentum lost some steam in the last trading day of the week but managed to close in green. The index rose 12.87 points higher on Thursday. Overall, the index gathered a total of 82.93 points or 3.25% ending week at 2,631.90.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the last trading session of the week in green but profit boking in the morning dragged the benchmark towards red briefly. However, stocks found some footing after mid-day and climbed above the opening level to trade around 15 points higher. Stocks plateaued thereafter, finally closing Thursday’s session at 2,631.90 – up 12.88 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Stocks opened in green on Wednesday and continued to trade in green throughout the trading session. After climbing over 2,600 line, the Nepse index hovered around 2,610 in the afternoon. However, a surge in the final trading hour, saw the index close with a gain of 43.36 points to settle at 2,619.03.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The equity market opened in green and hovered around 2,560 mark for most of the beginning trading hours. The index saw further strength in the second half of the trading session with another upbeat advance. At the close, Nepse registered a gain of 32.15 points to settle at 2,5775.67.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Nepalese share market opened Monday’s session in green and maintained positive bias in the morning. However, selling pressure at mid-day dragged the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index more than 10 points lower. The index recouped the losses partially in the latter half of the session and closed at 2,543.52 – down 5.45 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Stocks witnessed a massive surge in the beginning of the week as the Nepalese share market’s benchmark shot up by 63.38 points on Sunday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back on Monday and fell 24.07 points. Further strength ensued as the index rose 14.55 points and 41.3 points on Tuesday and Wednesday. The index saw some correction on the last trading day of the week with a decline of 21.28 points on Thursday. Overall, the gain tally for the week stood at 73.88 points or 2.98% with Nepse ending at 2,548.97.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Stocks opened Thursday’s session in green but gave up gains in the latter hours. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) traded flat in the afternoon before the selling pressure dragged the benchmark lower. A decline in the closing half of the session pulled the benchmark 21.29 points lower to settle at 2,548.97.

KATHMANDU, March 24:  The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw another upbeat session with the market trending firmly in green throughout the trading hours on Wednesday. The index climbed around 30 points in the morning but retraced slightly around mid-session. However, another rise in the latter half of the trading hours pushed the index higher to close at 2,570.31 – up 41.36 points against the session earlier.

Stocks ends 14 points higher

March 23, 2021 20:05 pm

KATHMANDU, March 23: The equity market opened in the green note in the pre-opening session, but the Nepal Stock Exchange Nepse) index immediately pulled back to trade in red within few minutes of the trading session. Nonetheless, Nepse managed to recoup its early losses within half an hour of trading and continued on the positive side of the spectrum in the latter trading hours. In the end, Nepse closed the day 14.57 points up at 2528.96. The bourse witnessed a total turnover of over Rs.514 billion on the day.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Despite opening Monday’s trading in the green, the Nepalese equity market gave up morning gains to trade in negative territory throughout the session. The equity index fell sharply in the first half an hour but managed to make a brief recovery. However, the benchmark remained under pressure after mid-day finally ending the session 24.06 points lower against Sunday’s close. The Nepse index finished at 2,514.40.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Local equities stretched its prior week gaining spree as Nepse kicked off week with a substantial advance. The index climbed as high as 2,511 points in the morning but saw a pullback at mid-day. Nonetheless, the market remained firmly in control of bulls in latter trading hours. The index rose around 60 points in the afternoon and plateaued thereafter. A closing minutes’ rise saw the benchmark end with a gain of 63.38 points at 2,538.47.

Nepse ends week on positive note

March 19, 2021 19:25 pm

KATHMANDU, March 19: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a notable dip with the index sinking 51.23 points on Sunday followed by an 18.07 points decline on Monday. While the index remains unchanged on Tuesday’s trading and closed by a slight increment of 2.22 points. Whereas the market found some footing on Wednesday and Thursday’s trading with a gain of 40.41 points and 42.94 points respectively. Eventually, the index ended the review period 16.6 points or 0.68% higher at 2475.09.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Strength from the prior trading day carried over to the last trading day of the week as Nepse traded in green throughout the session. After advancing constantly in the beginning half of the trading session, the index lost some steam in the afternoon. However, the index managed to hold on to earlier gains finishing at 2,475.09 – up 42.95 points against Wednesday’s close.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The equity market opened in green and traded slightly higher in the first trading hour. A rally saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climb above 2,400 points at mid-day, but a firm correction pulled the index towards red in the afternoon. Following a late afternoon recovery, the index ended the day with a modest 2.56 point’s gain at 2,391.74.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell sharply in the morning to trade around 2,380 mark in the first few minutes of the session. A sharp recovery followed suit pushing the index around 25 points higher at mid-day. The rally, nonetheless, remained short lived as the index pulled back to the opening level to trade flat in the afternoon. A slump in the closing hour pushed the benchmark 18.07 points lower to finish at 2,380.19.

Nepse sheds 51.23 points

March 14, 2021 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, March 14: The benchmark equity index witnessed feeble momentum at the starting of the week and remained on the negative side of the spectrum in the entire trading session. In the end, the market closes at 2,407.26 – down 51.23 against Thursday’s close.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The equity market began the trading day on the upper side of the spectrum, but quickly dragged to trade in the lower note. Likewise, the index continued to trade in the red note in the latter trading session. At the close, the benchmark Nepal stock Exchange (Nepse) index ended the Tuesday’s trading session 23.22 points at 2461.88.

KATHMANDU, March 7: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened in the green note in the pre-opening session, but the index pulled back to trade in the negative territory within few minutes of trading session. Although the market tried to recoup its losses within half an hour of trading, but again the index struggled and traded in the negative bias for most of the trading session. At the end, the equity index closed the day 21.58 points lower at 2485.10.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The local benchmark came under notable pressure in the beginning of the week with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) shedding almost 70 points on Sunday. Nonetheless, the market managed to recover some prior day losses with a gain of 40.64 points.  However, the index fell 59 points and 39 points on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday, the bourse saw a massive rebound with a gain of 90 points on the last trading of the week. Eventually, Nepse ended the week with a 47.46 point or 1.86% loss at 2506.68.

Nepse closes above 2500 mark

March 4, 2021 18:50 pm

KATHMANDU, March 4: The local equity market saw upbeat trading throughout the last trading session of the week. The index opened the trading session in positive note and maintained its foothold in green for rest of the session.  At the end, equity market closed at 2506.28- up 90.27 points.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The stock market saw weakness since the beginning of Wednesday’s trading. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back sharply lower within the half an hour of trading. Nonetheless, the benchmark tried to recover its losses, but failed and continued to remain in the negative bias with a decline of 64 points on mid-day. At the close, Nepse registered a loss of 39.23 points to end the trading session at 2416.01.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Stocks came under pressure since the beginning of Sunday’s trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 50 points in the morning before recovering slightly. However, equities continued to falter further in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse finished 79.74 points lower at 2,474.39.

Nepse snaps 10-week gaining streak

February 26, 2021 18:32 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the week with a modest gain. The benchmark climbed 3.67 points on Sunday. Thereafter, the equity market witnessed notable dip with the index sinking 32.68 points on Monday followed by a 21.16 point’s decline on Tuesday.

Nepse sheds 45 points

February 25, 2021 19:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Following a small recovery in Wednesday, the Nepalese equity market extended its correction on Thursday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed constant pressure in the session. After trading unchanged for about half an hour, the benchmark saw a steady decline eventually finishing at 2,554.14 – down 44.94 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The equity market opened Wednesday’s session in green but a minor correction pulled the Nepse index towards red in the morning. Nonetheless, stocks recovered after mid-day and traded in green throughout the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse stood 12.56 points higher to finish at 2,599.08.