KATHMANDU, June 9: Banks and financial institutions have no plans to reduce their interest rates at least within the current fiscal year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) -- the umbrella organization of 28 commercial banks -- has decided to give continuity to the cap on fixed and saving deposit rates.

Yubaraj Khatiwada, former governor of Nepal Rastra Bank and former vice-chairman of National Planning Commission, was involved in drafting election manifesto of the Left Alliance. He is also thought of as a key architect of economic policies to be adopted by the upcoming government. What does the left governance have in store vis-à-vis Nepal’s economy and its economic relation with foreign donors? Mahabir Paudyal and Sagar Ghimire met the veteran economist to discuss a range of economic issues.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has urged the Prime Minister to take initiatives for promptly addressing the problem the industries and business sectors are facing due to the prevailing liquidity in the country's economy.

No liquidity crunch in market: NRB

February 1, 2017 19:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has clarified that there is no liquidity crunch in the finance market.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: While bank and financial institutions (BFIs) are raising their fixed deposit rates rapidly to lure deposits to overcome the shortage of loan-able funds, many bankers say such move is less likely to pump money into the banking system.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: As banks and financial institutions (BFIs) up their  'aggressive' lending, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has taken a cautious strategy of tightening liquidity (loan-able funds) to curb any lending binge, particularly in unproductive sectors.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Bank and financial institutions (BFIs), which have been seeking financing facility from the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to ease 'liquidity crunch' problem, have showed reluctance to receive funds from the central bank under repo having two-week maturity.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Running out of funds to extend new loans due to liquidity crunch, banks are now turning up to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for financing facility.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) mopped up Rs 85.05 billion of liquidity from bank and financial institutions (BFIs) in the first two months of the current Fiscal Year 2016/17.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plunged 22.68 points this week to close at 1,759.71 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Here is some good news for people who are fed up with ultra-low interest rates offered by bank and financial institutions (BFIs).

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) recorded record high turnover of Rs 1.96 billion on Sunday as the bullish stock market continued to benefit from excess liquidity in banking system. Average daily turnover of the stock market was around Rs 350 million last year.