KATHMANDU: Local stock kicked off the week on a remarkably positive footing as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied over 33 points on Sunday. However, the index pulled back sharply on Monday sliding over 26 points. While Tuesday was marked by a 3-points gain, equities came under pressure on Wednesday and Thursday. The major average extended its decline with consecutive losses of 7 points and 16 points in the respective sessions. Overall the index closed the week down 12.76 points or 0.97% at 1,297.47 points.

Nepse down as profit booking continues

January 24, 2020 08:27 am

KATHMANDU: The market witnessed considerable selling pressure in the last trading day of the week saw. Despite climbing higher in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back after hitting 1,320-point mark. The benchmark index plateaued around 1,310 points in the afternoon but gave considerable ground toward the close, ending the day 15.95 points lower at 1,297.47 points.

Nepse sees modest drop

January 23, 2020 09:38 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks dipped sharply in the initial trading hour on Wednesday. After a failed attempt to trade in green in the afternoon, selling pressure prevailed in the latter trading hours. Following a steady decline toward the close, Nepse ended the day 7.05 points, or 0.53%, lower at 1,313.42 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened on a positive note on Tuesday as the major average saw a steady rise in the first trading hour. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index added 13 points in the morning session before succumbing to selling pressure in th e afternoon. After trading roughly 7 points lower at mid-session, Nepse staged a recovery toward the closed ended the day 3.26 points higher at 1,320.47 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks began trading on a positive note on Monday as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index added more than 16 points in the morning session. However, it fell in the negative territory as sellers prevailed in the latter trading hours as the index witnessed a decline to close the day with a 26.54 points retracement at 1,317.11 points.

KATHMANDU: The stock market saw considerable strength since the beginning of Sunday's trading. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went up by more than 20 points within 15 minutes of the beginning of trading. Following a brief correction, the index stretched its gaining spree in the latter trading hours and eventually ended the day with a massive gain of 33.43 points at 1,343.65 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed significant strength since the very beginning of the week. The Nepal stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by 42.61 points on Sunday stretching its gains to Monday's trading where the index added another 15.14 points.

Nepse crosses 1,300 points

January 17, 2020 08:38 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Trading began on a positive note on Thursday as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by more than 18 points. However, the market pulled back marginally within the first trading hour but still managed to stay in the green territory. After trading at around 1,300-point level for more than an hour, a final surge witnessed in the secondary market pushed the Nepse index 26 points higher at 1,310.23 points.

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index posted gain in the morning session on Wednesday, but pulled back roughly to its opening level by mid-session. However, following a considerable buying pressure seen mainly in bank and financial institutions (BFIs), the latter half of the day was marked by a notable rally. At the close, the index added 20.85 points, or 1.65%, to settle at 1,284.23 points.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index whipsawed initially at the beginning of Tuesday's trading, dropping sharply to 1,254 points. However, it recouped all the losses within the beginning hour. Nonetheless, sellers prevailed after mid-day pushing the index into the negative territory for the remaining trading hours. Nepse eventually closed 7.48 points lower at 1,263.38 points.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The stock market saw considerable buying pressure in the morning session as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by nearly 30 points within first 15 minutes of trading.

KATHMANDU: A huge rally on Sunday saw the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index notch a massive advance of 42.61 points to settle at 1,255.72 points. Following a 17 point rise in the morning, the index flattened in the mid-session. Further, stocks saw considerable buying pressure in the latter trading hours pushing the index up to a fresh 5-month high.

KATHMANDU: The benchmark index saw considerable strength since the beginning of the week. After rallying more than 16 points on Sunday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index stretched its gaining streak till mid-week. While Monday saw the major average add over 18 points, Tuesday was marked by another 16 points surge.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose on Thursday morning but quickly gave up its gains to trade in red. Nonetheless, the stock market saw strength after mid-day and climbed around 6 points to 1,215 points mark. After a slight pullback in the latter trading hours, the index closed at 1,213.11 points – up 3.51 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) traded higher briefly in the morning session on Wednesday. However, the benchmark index soon pulled back dropping more than 9 points in the beginning hour. Nepse recouped its losses thereafter, but failed to hold ground in the afternoon. Sellers took over in the latter trading hours dragging the benchmark index 7.32 points lower to 1,209.60 points at the close.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by over 13 points in the morning before pulling back slightly. The stock market witnessed some selling pressure in the afternoon with bulls dominating the rest of the session. Eventually, the benchmark average closed Tuesday slightly off its intraday high at 1,216.92 points – up 16.23 points against the session earlier.

Nepse opens week with 16-point rally

January 6, 2020 09:14 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The local stock exchange saw strength since the beginning of trading on Sunday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed over 8 points in the initial trading hour and plateaued at midday. Another surge toward the close propelled the benchmark index 16.09 points higher to its three-month peak of 1,182.31 points.

KATHMANDU: Following some of the least volatile week, the major benchmark ended roughly where it started. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index kicked off the week's trading with a drop of 5 points on Sunday but erased all the losses on Monday closing over 5 points higher.

KATHMANDU Jan 2: Stocks remained little changed on the first trading day of 2020. After trading essentially flat in the first half of the trading session, stocks gained some ground and pushed the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index slightly higher. Nepse eventually closed the day 3.47 points higher at 1,169.50 points.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded flat in early trading on Monday. However, a steady advance after mid-session saw the index recoup its previous day's losses. The benchmark index eventually ended the session 5.53 points higher at 1,167.95 points.

Nepse down 5 points

December 30, 2019 09:18 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks traded flat for most of Sunday's trading session and wavered around 1,166 points till mid-session.

Nepse ends week 18 points higher

December 28, 2019 10:10 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed somewhat lackluster trading on Sunday, as the index traded within a narrow span before ending the session marginally up by 11.18 points.

Nepse ends week on a flat note

December 27, 2019 08:31 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) wavered along the opening level throughout the day. The index fluctuated between gains and losses in most of the sessions and eventually closed the day with a modest decline. Nepse closed the week 0.62 points lower at 1167.41 points on Thursday.

Nepse ekes out marginal gains

December 26, 2019 09:43 am

KATHMANDU: The local bourse witnessed choppy trading in Wednesday morning before witnessing a sharp rise at mid-session. Nonetheless, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trimmed most of its earlier gains in the latter trading hours but managed to close the day in green. Nepse closed the day at 1,168.03 points – up 1.82 points against the previous session.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded mostly in green on Tuesday. The benchmark index climbed to the 1,175-point level three times in the session but failed to hold ground as the closing hours saw the index pull back sharply toward the negative territory. Eventually, Nepse closed the day 2.37 points lower at 1,166.21 points.

Stocks rally as Nepse gains 18 points

December 24, 2019 10:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Stocks saw strength since the beginning of Monday's trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up more than 10 points to 1,160 points in the afternoon before retracing slightly. Nonetheless, a second rally toward the close hours pushed the Nepse index higher by almost 17.77 points at 1,168.58 points.

Nepse ends in green in choppy trade

December 23, 2019 09:00 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed some volatility on Sunday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index revolved between gains and losses throughout the day. At the end, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed the day at 1,150.81 points with a minimal gain of 1.17 points.

KATHMANDU: After a sustained 8-session rally in the prior weeks, the week's trading kicked off Sunday on a positive note reaching as high as 1,182 points in the morning. But the tussle between buyers and sellers on the day pushed Sunday's volatile trading in red. In the session, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell a moderate 4.79 points. Losses stretched further on Monday with a drop of 13.75 points. The selling pressure eased slightly on Tuesday with the index adding 1.26 points. Wednesday and Thursday posted declines of 3.3 points and 2.43 points, respectively. Overall, the index witnessed a 23.01 point or 1.96% correction to settle at 1,149.64 points.

Nepse closes week with a modest loss

December 20, 2019 10:48 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Stocks witnessed a lackluster session on the last trading day of the week. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed slightly higher in the morning. Nonetheless, the gains evaporated quickly as the Nepse traded marginally lower throughout the afternoon. Nepse eventually ended the 2.42 points lower at 1,149.64 points on Thursday.

Nepse inches lower in thin trade

December 19, 2019 09:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 19:The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened Wednesday's trading on a positive footing. However, stocks struggled after midday, dragging the benchmark index slightly in the red territory. At the close, the index witnessed a modest drop of 3.30 points to close the day at 1,152.07 points.

Nepse up marginally as stocks hold ground

December 18, 2019 10:57 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Stocks witnessed marginal movements in the initial trading hour on Tuesday with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trading flat at midday. Some volatility was witnessed in the afternoon with the benchmark index swinging between gains and losses. Eventually, Nepse closed the trading session eking out a modest gain of 1.26 points to close at 1,155.37 points.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: After witnessing a lack of direction in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) fell more than 9 points at mid-day on Monday. Following a failed rebound attempt in the afternoon, stocks slipped further pushing the benchmark index 13.75 points lower against Sunday's close. Consequently, Nepse ended Monday's trading session at 1,154.11 points.

KATHMANDU: Trading began on the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on a positive note on Sunday. The benchmark Nepse index got off to a flying start gaining more than 9 points over the first hour. After dropping to its opening level at midday, another surge followed pushing the index to its intraday high.

KATHMANDU: Local stocks saw significant strength in the week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed all five trading days in green. The benchmark index opened the week's trading with a modest gain of 3.46 points. On Monday, the index rallied 13.51 points, while Tuesday saw a gain of 2.48 points. The index stretched its gaining streak further towards the end of the week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: After showing lack of direction in morning trading, stocks witnessed significant strength after midday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed to as high as 1,175 points in the afternoon, but pulled back slightly. At the close, the index was 11.17 points higher to end the day at 1,172.64 points.

Nepse above 1,150 points

December 11, 2019 10:08 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed some volatility on Tuesday as the benchmark equity index revolved between gains and losses in the session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened on a firm note gaining over 9 points over the first trading hour. The index pared most of its gains by mid-session and fell below 1,150 points mark. Nonetheless, a rise toward the close saw the index end the day with a modest gain of 2.48 points at 1,151.36 points.

Nepse posts gain for fifth straight day

December 10, 2019 08:45 am

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index continued to see strength in Monday trading session and reached at 1,154 points towards the final session. However,the stocks pulled back meagerly in closing minutes but still managed to trade in green zone. At the end, Nepse close higher by 13.51 points at 1,148.89 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started with gains in early trading on Sunday. The benchmark index, however, failed to keep up the momentum going and shed 5 points by mid-session. Nonetheless, the index recouped its early losses and ended the day 3.45 points higher at 1,135.47 points on the first trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU: Indecision prevailed in the initial trading days of the week as flat trading marked Sunday and Monday's sessions. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index inched 0.06 points higher on Sunday, while Monday saw a modest dip of 0.86 points.

Nepse continues gaining streak

December 6, 2019 10:16 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a sharp rally at the beginning of trading on Thursday. The benchmark index climbed to intraday high of 1,135 points, but pulled back slightly by mid-session. However, the index recovered in the final hour to close the day 7.45 points higher at 1131.92 points.

Nepse gains 9 points

December 5, 2019 11:57 am

KATHMANDU: The stock market traded in green throughout Wednesday's trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a stable advance and surged over 12 points at the beginning of the last trading hour. Though stocks pulled back slightly toward the end, it managed to log gains of 8.73 points to close the day at 1,124.47 points.

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded briefly in red in the morning session on Tuesday. However, a steady advance saw the index add over 5 points late in the afternoon. Though stocks pulled back slightly in the closing minutes, the benchmark index managed to post a gain of 3.75 points to close the day at 1,115.74 points.

Nepse unchanged in choppy trading

December 3, 2019 09:23 am

KATHMANDU: The stock market observed a choppy session and faltered along the opening level throughout the day on Monday. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) ended the day essentially unchanged at 1,111.99 points losing a meager 0.86 points.

Nepse begins week on a flat note

December 2, 2019 11:01 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks remained mostly unchanged in the beginning trading hour of Sunday’s session. After a small dip in the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index in the afternoon, the benchmark index pared its losses in the latter trading hours. Eventually, Nepse ended the day with a meager gain of 0.07 points at 1,112.85 points on the first trading day of the week.

Nepse begins week on a flat note

December 2, 2019 11:01 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks remained mostly unchanged in the beginning trading hour of Sunday’s session. After a small dip in the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index in the afternoon, the benchmark index pared its losses in the latter trading hours. Eventually, Nepse ended the day with a meager gain of 0.07 points at 1,112.85 points on the first trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU: Stocks began Thursday’s session on a positive footing and mostly traded in green in the morning when the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained more than 3 points. But the market lost its foothold by midday and lost 4.67 points to the close the last trading day of the week at 1,112.79 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks wavered along the opening level throughout Tuesday's trading hours. The index swung between gains and losses in the afternoon to eventually end the day with a modest decline. At the close, Nepse stood at 1,109.16 points, down 0.91 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU: After trending in green briefly in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index maintained negative bias throughout the remaining trading hours. The index fell below the opening level by-mid day and witnessed a steady decline to close the day with a loss of 10.54 points at 1,110.08 points.

KATHMANDU: Nepal's stock market remained under pressure throughout the week with investors showing lack of enthusiasm to take buying positions. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index registered a modest drop of 4.59 points on Sunday. The benchmark index wavered on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with meager declines of 0.24 points, 1.13 points and 1.65 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed another lackluster trading session on Tuesday. With the index hovering around the opening level throughout the day, it failed to make any notable moves towards either side. Eventually, Nepse index ended Tuesday's trading at 1,129.99 points with a modest drop of 1.14 points.