KATHMANDU: Equities started the day lower and remained weak during the first half of the Wednesday's trading session. However, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index recovered its early losses and climbed firmly higher in the afternoon. At the close, Nepse index was up 8.04 points to close at 1,188.10 points.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lost 10 points early on Monday's trading but staged a comeback mid-session with the index recouping all its losses during the day. However, stocks came under pressure in the final trading hour with the index closing 4.82 points lower at a three-month low of 1,179.71 points.

SINGAPORE, August 16: Oil prices edged up on Wednesday, lifted by declining U.S. crude inventories, although markets were still restrained by general oversupply.

From the edges

August 11, 2017 13:29 pm

Kathmandu has always fascinated me because it’s a city of contradictions. A walk around the city will acquaint you with life in its myriad forms. One of the things that always grab my attention is all the activities, or rather life, that goes on, on the streets. From vendors selling books, fruits, and electronic gadgets to people sleeping on threadbare blankets, or just watching the world go by, there is quite a bit happening on the pavements of Kathmandu.

Oil prices fell in thin trade on Tuesday after the Easter holiday break shut many markets for as long as four days and as a U.S. government report indicated rising production.

LISBON, Feb 15: Borussia Dortmund squandered chance after chance, including a second-half penalty, before slumping to a 1-0 defeat at Benfica in their first leg match of the Champions League's Round of 16 on Tuesday.

Rupandehi edges Jhapa in sudden death

February 12, 2017 21:50 pm

UDAYPUR, Feb 12: Rupandehi XI edged past Jhapa FC in sudden death on Sunday to book semifinal ticket in the Fourth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup 2073 football tournament played at the Tharuhat Stadium in Gaighat, Udayapur.

Army edges Sankata for semifinal spot

October 25, 2016 21:19 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 25: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has reached the semifinal of the ongoing 12th Tuborg Bikash Running Shield registering 2-1 victory over Himlayan Sherpa Club on Tuesday.