KATHMANDU, May 24: The Parliamentary Finance Committee has asked the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to provide details on issuing new licenses to stockbrokers and the stock exchange market.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Himalayan Stock Exchange (HSX) has applied to the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) for a new stock exchange license.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has requested re-application for the license of Stock Exchange and Commodity Exchange, which was suspended by the Supreme Court's short-term interim order.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has given permission to open 20 branches of stock brokers at once to facilitate share trading.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has implemented the 'Securities Issuance and Allotment (Sixth Amendment) Guideline, 2079 BS' with the aim of allowing the Nepalis employed abroad to enter the stock market back home. With the new Guideline in place, Nepalis who are employed abroad can easily invest in initial public offerings (IPOs).

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) is preparing to reopen the stock market from next week. According to a Sebon source, the apex regulatory body of the securities market is planning to reopen the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) — the sole stock market of the country — for trading from this week after a hiatus of one and a half months.

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, Jan 16: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) mulls to increase the daily trading hours of stocks at the secondary market.

Debentures draw lukewarm response

December 4, 2019 10:35 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: A number of commercial banks have been issuing debentures to meet mandatory requirements forwarded by the regulator even though many of them are receiving poor response from investors.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The government has begun the process of selecting the new executive chairman of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon).

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The government has tabled a new bill to amend the Securities Act, 2007 proposing a removal of a provision in the law that ensures representation from the private sector and the regulatory body of chartered accountants as board members of the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON).

KATHMANDU, June 22: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has introduced new guidelines on anti-money laundering that, among others, list out five dozen transactions of companies in the securities and commodities market that should be notified to the Financial Information Unit (FIU) of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) as suspicious transactions.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has allowed stock brokerage firms to provide margin lending to investors.