KATHMANDU: Local stocks witnessed choppy trading in the last trading session of the week and wavered along the opening level throughout the day. Thursday’s session, hence, was marked by a relatively low volatility with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closing the day with a marginal gain of 0.71 points at 1,137.75 points.

KATHMANDU: Local stocks struggled since the beginning of Wednesday's session and continued to see weakness throughout the day. The Nepal Stock Exchange dropped around three points in the initial trading hour and traded flat in the afternoon. Following a slight dip in the final trading hours, the benchmark index closed the day at 1,137.03 points – down 5.01 points against the preceding session.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index struggled in the morning and traded marginally in the red in the initial trading hour. Stocks recovered after mid-day and climbed above the opening level in the afternoon. Stocks wavered in the green, thereafter, eventually closing the day with a gain of 5.08 points at 1,142.04 points.

Stocks flat after 5 day long holiday

October 12, 2019 09:08 am

KATHMANDU: Nepali stocks opened roughly flat after Dashain holidays amid thin trading witnessed on Thursday. Stocks wavered along the opening level in the initial trading hour before trading slightly in the green in the afternoon. Latter trading hours saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pull back slightly to close the day with a marginal decline of 0.39 points at 1,149.01 points.

Several literary publications of the Nepal Academy are in the wait for a better market. Samakalin (prose-based quarterly), Pragya (half-yearly journal with the review by experts), Journal Of Nepalese Studies (half-yearly English journal), 'Kabita' (a quarterly anthology of poems) and a literary news-based quarterly are being published regularly by the Academy.

KATHMANDU: Stocks traded in the green since the beginning of Tuesday's trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw modest gain in the initial trading hour and continued to rise till afternoon. The upswing lost steam in the latter half of the trading session. The benchmark index, however, managed to hold on to its earlier gain to close the day at 1,145.69 points.

Nepse opens week in red

September 30, 2019 09:51 am

KATHMANDU: Trading began in the secondary market on an upbeat note on Sunday. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), however, gave up its early gains within the first trading hour. It failed to make a comeback and continued to trend in red throughout the trading session, eventually closing the day 4.66 points lower at 1,125.14 points.

BAJURA, Sept 26: Apple farmers of the district are happy this year as they don’t have to worry about the market. Their produce is sold from the farm itself, and they are relieved from incurring losses due to the rotting of apples when they had to wait to find buyers and transport the produce until last year.

Stocks cap wild week with modest loss

September 21, 2019 08:05 am

KATHMANDU: The local stock market saw heavy losses in the beginning of the week. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell 17.87 points on Sunday followed by a 16.18 point drop on Monday marking a fresh 5-month low. Following the sharp decline, the equity market made a notable rebound mid-week recouping all its early week losses.

Nepse loses 18 points after two-day rally

September 20, 2019 08:50 am

KATHMANDU: The stock market Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed correction on Thursday, capping a two-day rally. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) lost more than 9 points in the first trading hour. Though the benchmark index managed to recover some gains in the mid-session, it couldn’t sustain for long. Eventually, the Nepse index closed 18.12 points lower at 1,155.3 points on the week’s last trading day.

Nepse surges 50 points in two-day rally

September 19, 2019 10:22 am

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index, which started Wednesday's session at 1,150.74 points, witnessed a sharp rally in the initial trading hour. The index climbed as high as 1,172 points in the morning but gave up most of its gains by mid-session.

KATHMANDU: After witnessing substantial losses on Sunday and Monday, the equity market made a notable recovery on Tuesday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) remained unchanged in the initial trading, but shot up in the afternoon to trade over 28 points higher.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 16: The price of apples in Birendranagar is three-four times higher than in Jumla where the fruits are sourced from.

Nepse extends bear run to seventh day

September 16, 2019 10:19 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks came under significant pressure on the first trading day of the week. Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a steady slump in the beginning trading hours and fell below 1,150 points after mid-session. The secondary market gave further ground in the remaining session to close 17.87 points lower at 1,140.01 points on Sunday.

Glimpses of Hatiya market in Khotang

September 14, 2019 14:05 pm

Locals selling vegetables at Hatiya market in Diktel, Khotang.

KATHMANDU: Local equities struggled throughout the week with the biggest loss coming in the first trading session of the review period. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a loss of 12.61 points on Sunday. The market also saw weakness on the subsequent trading day as the index suffered a loss of 9.55 points on Monday.

KATHMANDU: The secondary market witnessed weakness as the local bourse remained under pressure for most of the trading session on Wednesday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell from the very beginning of trading and gave up more than 4 points. Though the benchmark index saw some recovery thereafter, it continued to trade in red and closed the day 3.46 points lower at 1,163.21 points.

KATHMANDU: Market witnessed a slightly volatile session on Tuesday with Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index flipping between gains and losses. After trading flat initially, the benchmark index came under some pressure giving up more than 7 points by midday. Stocks then made a comeback to recoup earlier losses and traded almost 4 points higher late in the afternoon. Nonetheless, a small pullback toward the close saw the index post a marginal loss of 2.24 points to end the day at 1,166.67 points.

Stocks post rough start to the week

September 9, 2019 10:52 am

KATHMANDU: Weakness from the previous week carried over to the first trading day of the week. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a steady decline throughout Sunday's trading hours.

Nepse ends week in red

September 6, 2019 00:05 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened lower and remained under pressure till midday on Thursday. Though the market briefly managed to reverse course in the latter hours, it weakened toward the close. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) eventually closed the last trading day of the week 3.7 points lower at 1191.07 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped more than 7 points in the morning session, but staged a recovery after mid-day trimming all its initial losses. Stocks held ground in the afternoon and saw a slight advance toward the close. The benchmark index eventually closed the day 3.87 points higher at 1,194.77 points on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU: After a futile attempt to recoup losses in the initial trading hour, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) continued to struggle throughout Monday's trading session. Though selling pressure eased a bit at midday, the bourse continued to see losses in the latter trading hours as the Nepse index posted a loss of 14.45 points to end the day at 1,170.34 points.

Semained under pressure throughout the last trading week of August. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a loss of 3.44 points on Sunday followed by a decline of 6.49 points on Monday. Though the index recouped some of its losses mid-week as Tuesday saw a gain of 4.87 points, weakness persisted in the latter trading days with the index giving up a combined 11 points on Wednesday and Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: After falling below 1,200 points for the first time in this fiscal year in the previous session, the local equity market witnessed a lackluster trading session on Thursday.

Bearish Nepse at 1, 197.75 points

August 29, 2019 07:25 am

The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded in green in the initial trading hour on Wednesday. Nonetheless, the index gave up its earlier gains as stocks remained under constant pressure in the remaining trading hours. The broad slump saw the benchmark index tumble 10.26 points to settle at 1,197.75 points.

Nepse snaps 3-day losing run

August 28, 2019 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The Nepalese stock market witnessed strength since the beginning of Tuesday's trading hour with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index adding almost 9 points in the afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Local stocks continue to tumble as the bourse remained under pressure for most of the trading session on Monday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell since the beginning of the initial trading hour to trade briefly below 1,200 points mark in the afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Weakness from the previous week carried over to Sunday's trading as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a steady decline for most of the session.

Stocks extend August's sell-off

August 24, 2019 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The local bourse started the week's trading on a frail note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dipped 9.2 points on Sunday.

Nepse ends week in red

August 23, 2019 00:05 am

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied more than 6 points in the first trading hour on Thursday. However, stocks failed to sustain the gains in the latter trading hours by dragging back to the opening level to close the day on a meager decrement. The equity index settled at 1213.06 points – a drop of 0.99 points against Wednesday's close.

Nepse wavers as selling pressure eases

August 22, 2019 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The local stock index hovered along with the opening level in the beginning hours of Wednesday's trading session.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Weakness carried over to morning trading on Monday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded slightly in the red in the beginning trading hour.

Nepse continues sluggish run

August 15, 2019 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: After trading flat initially, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index came under pressure in the latter trading session on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index remained under some pressure throughout Tuesday's trading hours.

Market unchanged in thin trade

August 13, 2019 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Stocks saw a choppy session on Monday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index hovered along its opening level throughout the day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Stocks remained under pressure since the beginning of Sunday's trading hour. A steady decline in the first half of the session pushed the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index as low as 1,230 points mark.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9:  Stocks began trading on Thursday on the feeble note and continued to remain under pressure throughout the session.

Nepse snaps four-day losing run

August 8, 2019 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Weakness carried over to morning trading on Wednesday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) fell to 1,240 points initially.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The equity market began Tuesday's trading on feeble note and continued to remain under pressure throughout the session.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: After trading flat for the first trading hour on Monday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index came under some pressure in the remaining session.

KATHMANDU: Stocks began Sunday's trading on a slightly positive note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained a couple of points in the morning session. However, weakness ensued after midday as the benchmark index posted a steady decline throughout the remaining trading hours. Nepse eventually closed the day with a modest loss of 4.20 points at 1,259.64 points.

Nepse ends week in red

August 2, 2019 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, August 2: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied more than 5 points in the first trading hour on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Local equities traded flat in the morning trading on Wednesday. Consequently, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index wavered along its opening in the first half of the trading session.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened Tuesday's trading on a positive note and climbed over 6 points early in the afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The securities market opened trading on Monday on a positive note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went up by more than 7 points in the initial trading hour.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepalese equities witnessed a notable slump in the beginning trading hour on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, 26: The securities market witnessed constant selling pressure throughout Thursday's trading session as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) gave up more than 9 points in the initial trading hour.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Stocks lacked conviction for most of Wednesday's session as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index wavered along its opening level till midday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a strong start to Tuesday's trading session reaching as high as 1,279 points at mid-day.

Nepse begins week in the red

July 22, 2019 11:37 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks came under some pressure in the beginning hour of Sunday's trading session. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped to around 1,266 points mark at mid-session. Nonetheless, the selling pressure subsided in the remaining trading hours as the index traded flat thereafter. Nepse eventually closed the first trading day of the week 3.75 points lower at 1,268.74 points.