KATHMANDU, April 13: On the last trading day of the year, the equity market advanced since the morning trading session. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose almost 19 points by mid-day before correcting slightly. However, a steady rise in the latter trading hours pushed the index 23.23 points to settle at 2714.79.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) traded in red briefly in the morning with the benchmark edging 2 points lower. However, stocks saw upbeat movement after mid-day. The index traded around 15 points higher throughout the afternoon finally ending session at 2,691.56 – up 17.20 points against Thursday’s close.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Stocks kicked off week on a positive footing with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) climbing more than 25 points on Sunday. After closing a point higher on Monday, the index saw further gains at mid-week. The benchmark rose around 16 points on Tuesday. The bourse saw modest movements on the latter part of the week with the index falling 2.85 points on Wednesday and adding 2.74 points on Thursday. Overall, the index ended the review period 42.46 points or 1.61% higher at 2,674.36.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The equity index climbed over 17 points higher in the morning before reverting towards the opening level at mid-session. Stocks witnessed choppy session thereafter and traded between 2,670 to 2,680 mark in the final hours. At the close, Nepse ended Thursday’s trading 2.74 points higher at 2,674.36.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded in the green in the morning before dropping towards red briefly at mid-day. The benchmark saw a recovery in the afternoon pushing the index over 2,690. However, profit-booking in stocks pulled the bourse towards negative territory with the index closing Wednesday’s session at 2,671.62 – down 2.85 points against the previous close.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The equity market opened 20 points high in the preopening session but immediately pulled backed to trade in the red. Nonetheless, the market succeeded to recover within 15 minutes of trading, and the index traded flat till mid-day.  Likewise, the market maintained its footing in green in the last trading session.  At the close, Nepse settled at 2,674.47 – up 15.72 points against the session earlier

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Nepalese stock market opened Monday’s session in green but a steady downfall saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fall around 17 points in the morning. After recovering the losses at mid-day, the benchmark traded flat throughout the afternoon. At the close of the session, Nepse closed a little changed at 2,658.75 – up 1.13 points against the previous close.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened trading on Monday where it lost a modest 5.45 points. However, the local stock market saw considerable strength in the latter three trading days of the week. The benchmark climbed 32.14 points on Tuesday followed by a gain of 43.37 points on Wednesday. The buying momentum lost some steam in the last trading day of the week but managed to close in green. The index rose 12.87 points higher on Thursday. Overall, the index gathered a total of 82.93 points or 3.25% ending week at 2,631.90.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the last trading session of the week in green but profit boking in the morning dragged the benchmark towards red briefly. However, stocks found some footing after mid-day and climbed above the opening level to trade around 15 points higher. Stocks plateaued thereafter, finally closing Thursday’s session at 2,631.90 – up 12.88 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Stocks opened in green on Wednesday and continued to trade in green throughout the trading session. After climbing over 2,600 line, the Nepse index hovered around 2,610 in the afternoon. However, a surge in the final trading hour, saw the index close with a gain of 43.36 points to settle at 2,619.03.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The equity market opened in green and hovered around 2,560 mark for most of the beginning trading hours. The index saw further strength in the second half of the trading session with another upbeat advance. At the close, Nepse registered a gain of 32.15 points to settle at 2,5775.67.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Nepalese share market opened Monday’s session in green and maintained positive bias in the morning. However, selling pressure at mid-day dragged the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index more than 10 points lower. The index recouped the losses partially in the latter half of the session and closed at 2,543.52 – down 5.45 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Stocks witnessed a massive surge in the beginning of the week as the Nepalese share market’s benchmark shot up by 63.38 points on Sunday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back on Monday and fell 24.07 points. Further strength ensued as the index rose 14.55 points and 41.3 points on Tuesday and Wednesday. The index saw some correction on the last trading day of the week with a decline of 21.28 points on Thursday. Overall, the gain tally for the week stood at 73.88 points or 2.98% with Nepse ending at 2,548.97.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Stocks opened Thursday’s session in green but gave up gains in the latter hours. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) traded flat in the afternoon before the selling pressure dragged the benchmark lower. A decline in the closing half of the session pulled the benchmark 21.29 points lower to settle at 2,548.97.

KATHMANDU, March 24:  The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw another upbeat session with the market trending firmly in green throughout the trading hours on Wednesday. The index climbed around 30 points in the morning but retraced slightly around mid-session. However, another rise in the latter half of the trading hours pushed the index higher to close at 2,570.31 – up 41.36 points against the session earlier.

Stocks ends 14 points higher

March 23, 2021 20:05 pm

KATHMANDU, March 23: The equity market opened in the green note in the pre-opening session, but the Nepal Stock Exchange Nepse) index immediately pulled back to trade in red within few minutes of the trading session. Nonetheless, Nepse managed to recoup its early losses within half an hour of trading and continued on the positive side of the spectrum in the latter trading hours. In the end, Nepse closed the day 14.57 points up at 2528.96. The bourse witnessed a total turnover of over Rs.514 billion on the day.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Despite opening Monday’s trading in the green, the Nepalese equity market gave up morning gains to trade in negative territory throughout the session. The equity index fell sharply in the first half an hour but managed to make a brief recovery. However, the benchmark remained under pressure after mid-day finally ending the session 24.06 points lower against Sunday’s close. The Nepse index finished at 2,514.40.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Local equities stretched its prior week gaining spree as Nepse kicked off week with a substantial advance. The index climbed as high as 2,511 points in the morning but saw a pullback at mid-day. Nonetheless, the market remained firmly in control of bulls in latter trading hours. The index rose around 60 points in the afternoon and plateaued thereafter. A closing minutes’ rise saw the benchmark end with a gain of 63.38 points at 2,538.47.

Nepse ends week on positive note

March 19, 2021 19:25 pm

KATHMANDU, March 19: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a notable dip with the index sinking 51.23 points on Sunday followed by an 18.07 points decline on Monday. While the index remains unchanged on Tuesday’s trading and closed by a slight increment of 2.22 points. Whereas the market found some footing on Wednesday and Thursday’s trading with a gain of 40.41 points and 42.94 points respectively. Eventually, the index ended the review period 16.6 points or 0.68% higher at 2475.09.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Strength from the prior trading day carried over to the last trading day of the week as Nepse traded in green throughout the session. After advancing constantly in the beginning half of the trading session, the index lost some steam in the afternoon. However, the index managed to hold on to earlier gains finishing at 2,475.09 – up 42.95 points against Wednesday’s close.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The equity market opened in green and traded slightly higher in the first trading hour. A rally saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climb above 2,400 points at mid-day, but a firm correction pulled the index towards red in the afternoon. Following a late afternoon recovery, the index ended the day with a modest 2.56 point’s gain at 2,391.74.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell sharply in the morning to trade around 2,380 mark in the first few minutes of the session. A sharp recovery followed suit pushing the index around 25 points higher at mid-day. The rally, nonetheless, remained short lived as the index pulled back to the opening level to trade flat in the afternoon. A slump in the closing hour pushed the benchmark 18.07 points lower to finish at 2,380.19.

Nepse sheds 51.23 points

March 14, 2021 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, March 14: The benchmark equity index witnessed feeble momentum at the starting of the week and remained on the negative side of the spectrum in the entire trading session. In the end, the market closes at 2,407.26 – down 51.23 against Thursday’s close.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The equity market began the trading day on the upper side of the spectrum, but quickly dragged to trade in the lower note. Likewise, the index continued to trade in the red note in the latter trading session. At the close, the benchmark Nepal stock Exchange (Nepse) index ended the Tuesday’s trading session 23.22 points at 2461.88.

KATHMANDU, March 7: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened in the green note in the pre-opening session, but the index pulled back to trade in the negative territory within few minutes of trading session. Although the market tried to recoup its losses within half an hour of trading, but again the index struggled and traded in the negative bias for most of the trading session. At the end, the equity index closed the day 21.58 points lower at 2485.10.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The local benchmark came under notable pressure in the beginning of the week with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) shedding almost 70 points on Sunday. Nonetheless, the market managed to recover some prior day losses with a gain of 40.64 points.  However, the index fell 59 points and 39 points on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday, the bourse saw a massive rebound with a gain of 90 points on the last trading of the week. Eventually, Nepse ended the week with a 47.46 point or 1.86% loss at 2506.68.

Nepse closes above 2500 mark

March 4, 2021 18:50 pm

KATHMANDU, March 4: The local equity market saw upbeat trading throughout the last trading session of the week. The index opened the trading session in positive note and maintained its foothold in green for rest of the session.  At the end, equity market closed at 2506.28- up 90.27 points.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The stock market saw weakness since the beginning of Wednesday’s trading. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back sharply lower within the half an hour of trading. Nonetheless, the benchmark tried to recover its losses, but failed and continued to remain in the negative bias with a decline of 64 points on mid-day. At the close, Nepse registered a loss of 39.23 points to end the trading session at 2416.01.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Stocks came under pressure since the beginning of Sunday’s trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 50 points in the morning before recovering slightly. However, equities continued to falter further in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse finished 79.74 points lower at 2,474.39.

Nepse snaps 10-week gaining streak

February 26, 2021 18:32 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the week with a modest gain. The benchmark climbed 3.67 points on Sunday. Thereafter, the equity market witnessed notable dip with the index sinking 32.68 points on Monday followed by a 21.16 point’s decline on Tuesday.

Nepse sheds 45 points

February 25, 2021 19:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Following a small recovery in Wednesday, the Nepalese equity market extended its correction on Thursday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed constant pressure in the session. After trading unchanged for about half an hour, the benchmark saw a steady decline eventually finishing at 2,554.14 – down 44.94 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The equity market opened Wednesday’s session in green but a minor correction pulled the Nepse index towards red in the morning. Nonetheless, stocks recovered after mid-day and traded in green throughout the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse stood 12.56 points higher to finish at 2,599.08.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The equity market came under significant selling pressure and dropped around 50 points in the morning before staging a small rebound. However, the stock market continued to struggle in the afternoon with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropping as much as 90 points. A recovery in the final closing hours saw the benchmark end Tuesday’s session with a 21.16 point’s decline at 2,586.51.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The Nepalese equity market opened Monday’s session in green but gave up morning gains within the first trading hour. Stocks remained under pressure thereafter and fell more than 20 points at mid-session. Further selling pressure towards the closing hours saw the benchmark close with a loss of 32.67 points at 2,607.67.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: After opening firmly in green, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a steady decline in the morning to trade more than 18 points lower before mid-day. However, a recovery in the afternoon pushed the benchmark in the positive territory. The index plateaued in the remaining trading hours finally closing Sunday’s session with a 3.66 point’s gain at 2,640.35.

Nepse closes week on a positive note

February 18, 2021 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The benchmark index opened Thursday’s session higher in the pre-opening session, but the index gave up most of its earlier gains within first trading hours. Nonetheless, the equity market maintained its footing in green throughout the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse settled at 2,636.68 – up 25.83 points against the session earlier.

Nepse climbs higher, but volumes dip

February 17, 2021 20:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb: Despite opening Wednesday’s session in green, the index fell in the morning and traded briefly in red. However, with bank stocks seeing upbeat movement, the market traded in positive territory throughout the afternoon. At the close, Nepse ended 9.94 points higher at 2,611.45.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened in green and traded over 29 points higher in morning and continued to maintain in the positive territory for most of the trading session. However, the index pulled back in negative side with a meager decrement towards the last trading hour. Nonetheless, the benchmark index quickly recovered and ended the day 15.50 points higher at 2601.51 points.

Stocks rally erasing four-day losses

February 16, 2021 05:55 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Stocks witnessed a sharp rally in the morning with the benchmark reaching as high as 2,565 mark. A minor correction saw the Nepse index erase some of its morning gains. However, strength in the latter trading hours pushed the index higher. Following a steady surge until the closing bell, Nepse closed Monday’s session with 92.42 point’s gain at 2,586.01.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The benchmark index opened Wednesday’s session higher, but a sharp correction dragged Nepse more than 20 points lower in the morning. A recovery followed suit where the index recouped all of its morning losses. The index, thereafter, traded flat along the opening level for most of the afternoon finally ending the day with a modest gain. Nepse ended trading at 2,543.03 – up 8.66 points against the session earlier.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The equity market opened Tuesday’s session in green but gave up its gains in the latter trading hours. After trading briefly in red in the morning, some recovery in the bourse ensued. However, with active profit taking seen in majority of sectors, selling pressure was evident in afternoon trading hours. Nepse ended the day with a loss of 29.01 points at 2,532.46.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened Monday’s session firmly higher but saw some retracement in the morning. Another advance followed suit with the index reaching as high as 2,560 points around mid-day. Stocks saw another correction in the afternoon. However, a final hour surge saw the index finish with a gain of 37.48 points slightly off its intraday high at 2,561.48.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The equity market opened week on an upbeat note as stock traded in green since the beginning of Sunday’s trading session.

Nepse posts 50-point weekly gain

February 5, 2021 19:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The local benchmark came under notable pressure in the beginning of the week with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) shedding more than 54 points on Sunday. Nonetheless, the bourse saw a massive rebound in the subsequent sessions.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: A sharp sell off early in the morning pushed the local benchmark more than 20 points lower within the first 15 minutes of Thursday’s session. A recovery ensued as the index recouped all of its morning losses by mid-day. The Nepse index plateaued thereafter but managed to close in green on the back of gains seen in some of the composite sectors. Nepse capped the week with a 8.34-point’s daily gain at 2,475.27.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Strength from the prior trading session carried over to Wednesday as stocks traded firmly higher in the morning. Nepse traded over 2,500 briefly in the morning, touching the uncharted mark for the first time in history. Nonetheless, some selling pressure was evident thereafter. After pulling back below 2,500 level, the index fell further towards the close. At Wednesday’s close, Nepse ended at 2,466.92 – down a modest 6.81 points against the session earlier.

Stocks end higher after early week rout

February 2, 2021 18:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The local bourse began Tuesday’s trading in green as stocks extended prior day’s advance. The index saw further strength in the afternoon and traded in positive territory throughout the remaining trading hours. A steady advance throughout the session saw Nepse end with a notable 65.49 point’s gain at 2,473.74.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has suspended the share transactions of two government-owned listed companies — Rastriya Beema Company and Bishal Bazaar Company Ltd in the secondary market for failing to abide by the government rule.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) opened week with a notable gain with the benchmark rallying over 5-points on Sunday. Strength in the equity market carried over to Monday’s trading where Nepse rose another 16 points. Stocks swung between losses and gains thereafter. The index fell almost 18 points on Tuesday but recouped those losses on Wednesday. However, sellers prevailed in the last trading day of the week with the index falling 16.55 points. Consequently, the index closed the week 50.66 points or 2.13% higher at 2,425.30.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The equity market witnessed selling pressure throughout Thursday’s session. After trading higher briefly in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back to trade in red at mid-day. Stocks struggled further in the afternoon as the benchmark closed the day 16.55 points lower at 2,425.30.