HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, Aug 1: China’s Huawei Technologies overtook Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to become the world’s second-biggest smartphone seller in the June quarter, data from market research firms showed, as it gained ground in Europe and expanded its lead back home.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Stocks remained mostly positive during Sunday's trading. Nonetheless, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index couldn't maintain its highest intraday level at the close. Despite a slight pullback, Nepse managed to end the first trading day of the week 3.62 points higher to close at 1,194.82 points.

BIRGUNJ, July 17: The 'educate daughter; save daughter' plan floated by Province-2 government to increase access of children and adolescents to education is gaining popularity in Parsa and Bara districts.

KATHMANDU: The stock market got off to a positive start on Tuesday, gaining 7 points mid-session. However, the market pared its early gains in the latter session before slipping into the negative territory.

Nepse ends week with solid gains

July 7, 2018 05:05 am

KATHMANDU, July 7: The stock market ended the week with solid gains. Though the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lost 19 points over first two trading days of the week, it bounced back in the mid-week to close the remaining three trading days in green. At the end of trading week, Nepse closed at 1,224.41 points, 25.87 points higher compared to last week.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Stocks maintained positive bias for most of the Thursday’s session. However, the initial upward movement subdued in the final hours as the stock market capped another sluggish session with a flat finish. By the close, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index stood at 1,198.54 points, posting a marginal decline of 0.88 points.

Nepse wipes out two-day gains

June 26, 2018 05:05 am

KATHMANDU, June 26: Stocks suffered on Monday after posting two straight days of marginal gains as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was down 10 points, or 0.80 percent, at the close. The benchmark index finished the day at 1,210.09 points.

BEIJING June 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's China visit this time has internationalized Nepal's agenda of prosperity.

BUTWAL, June 18: The construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport based in Bhairahawa has gained moment.

Nepse ends week with gains

June 15, 2018 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 15: Share prices fluctuated during the trading session on Thursday, but largely maintained a positive bias before closing slightly higher. In the last trading day of the week, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index ended 5.23 points higher to close at 1243.30 points.

KATHMMANDU, April 15: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index plunged 17.1 points to close at 1,277.55 points on Thursday, the last day of the week.

DHANGADHI, March 6: The Chief Minister of Province-7 has gained the vote of confidence, thereby securing the leadership as per Article 168 (4) of the Constitution.

Feb 10: A late-afternoon rally reversed steep losses for U.S. stocks Friday, lifting the Dow Jones industrial average more than 300 points and capping a turbulent week on Wall Street that left the market with its steepest weekly slide in two years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Nepali fans group Nepali Cricket Supporters Society (NCSS) has collected a total of Rs 194,846 as of Friday to support the Nepali blind cricketers who traveled strenuously to reach Pakistan to participate in ODI World Cup for the blind.

SAPTARI, Nov 30: Upendra Mukhiya of Tirhut village in Saptari had a normal life until six months back. When flood wreaked havoc in the district on 11 July, Mukhiya lost his house and belongings within a few minutes. However, that was not all. On August 14, the floods swept away his land and forced his family to live in makeshift hut.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Ram Chandra Poudel and his loyalists have blamed party President Sher Bahadur Deuba of failing to check the advance of the main opposition UML in the local elections.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Ram Chandra Poudel and his loyalists have blamed party President Sher Bahadur Deuba of failing to check the advance of the main opposition UML in the local elections.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index bounced back this week, gaining 52.18 points to close at 1,635.75 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

LONDON, July 14: All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams. With her latest display of gutsy serving and big hitting, Williams beat Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday to reach her ninth title match at the All England Club and first since 2009.

GORKHA, June 17: The rise in infrastructural works in Gorkha has increased the demand for aggregates by a huge number and has helped the district authority to collect two times more revenue compared to past previous years.

President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obamacare gained momentum on Wednesday as Republican leaders scheduled a vote in the House of Representatives on Thursday on a fresh version of legislation.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose 6.73 points this week to close at 1,658.34 points on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Only six days remain for the government to collect capital gains tax (CGT) from the Ncell share purchase deal, according to a commitment made by the finance secretary and other officials under his ministry on January 15.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained a whopping 76.79 points on Tuesday to end the day’s trading at 1,610.62 points.

Nepse bounces back, gains 42 points

February 16, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index bounced back by 3.28 percent, or 41.83 points, to close at 1,316.8 points on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday directed the government to restrict Ncell from  introducing its 4G wireless internet service without first clearing the capital gains tax (CGT) on a share transaction  worth Rs 143 billion.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the focus of Nepal's Constitution which was promulgated last year is to safeguard and consolidate the democratic gains which Nepal has made in recent times.

Asian markets mostly rise as dollar gains

September 6, 2016 15:00 pm

HONG KONG, Sept 6: Asian markets extended gains Tuesday on diminishing prospects of a US interest rate rise this month, while the dollar also gained against the yen after Japan's central bank chief pledged fresh stimulus if needed.

GORKHA, July 3: The reconstruction work of the famed Manakamana temple of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati has been ramped up.