KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal Infrastructure Bank Limited (NIFRA) is going to sell promoter shares.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The government has collected capital gains tax (CGT) worth Rs 2.86 billion from the shares transactions in the first seven months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9:  Nepal Insurance Authority (NIA) has revised the investment guidelines for insurance companies, allowing them to purchase up to 15 percent shares of a public company. Previously, insurance companies could buy up to 5 percent of the shares of a public company.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29:  Singati Hydro Energy Limited (SHEL) is going to issue 100 percent right shares.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has tightened the noose on hydropower companies regarding issuance of their primary share and trading of promoters’ shares.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepal Republic Media (NRM) witnessed the second largest gain of 9.98 percent in its market value to close at Rs 275.40 per share on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Nepal Republic Media Limited (NRM) and Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) have finalized an agreement to list NRM in the stock exchange.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The government has collected capital gains tax from the share market worth Rs 259.52 million during one month between mid-May and mid-June.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: BPW Microfinance Financial Institution Limited is going to issue ordinary shares for Nepalis who are employed abroad.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The government collected capital gains tax on the share transaction worth Rs 715.85 million as of four months of the current fiscal year, which was just around 10 percent of the amount collected during the same period last year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has scrapped the provision to hold share transactions of the companies which enter the process for merger or acquisition.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nearly 78,000 shareholders have submitted their applications to Trishuli Hydropower Company Limited to award them the remaining amount of shares issued to the general public by the company. The company had requested an application from September 20 for the payment of the remaining amount of shares.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has handed over the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) with the authority to halt and release shares transactions of the banks and financial institutions (BFIs) set to be merged.

People’s  Power issuing IPO

August 7, 2022 15:17 pm

KATHMANDU, August 7: People's Power Limited is going to open the issue and sale of ordinary shares to the general public.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The government collected Rs 11.03 billion in capital gains tax from the share market as of May-end of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Share investors lost over Rs 162 billion in their book value last week with a heavy decline in stock prices in the secondary market.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma on Wednesday acknowledged that there are manipulations taking place at the secondary market that have impacted the daily transactions of stocks.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Investors in the secondary market paid ‘closeout’ fines worth Rs 73.93 million in the first six months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The Kathmandu District Court (KDC) on Wednesday issued a verdict barring Nepal Bangladesh Bank (NBB) from selling the promoter shares of its foreign partner, IFIC Bank Limited, Bangladesh, to Chaudhary Group of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The banks and financial institutions (BFIs) in the country invested an additional Rs 26.95 billion in margin loans in the first seven months of the current fiscal year as they showed flexibility to invest in the sector after the lockdown and pandemic hit the country.

Stocks up for a second consecutive day

January 29, 2020 09:04 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: After climbing over 16 points to 1,316 points in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back slightly at mid-day. The index then wavered around 1,310 points in the latter trading hours. Following the choppy trading session, Nepse closed the day at 1,306.15 points – up 5.52 points against the session earlier.

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, 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 7: Sentiments remained considerably bullish throughout Monday's trading as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surged more than 15 points in the initial trading hour. The major benchmark pulled back for a couple of times but closed the day notably higher. Nepse ended Monday's trading at 1,200.69 points – up 18.26 points against the session earlier.

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 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.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Shares worth Rs 4 billion 331 million 624 thousand were traded in the share market this week.

RASUWA, April 28: Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Company and Sanjen Hydropower Company have collected a total of Rs 3.17 billion by selling primary shares.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Shares of only 31 listed companies are eligible for margin lending facility in the current Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepal has secured its voting rights by deciding to purchase an additional 309 unit of shares in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development under the World Bank Group.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 27: Upper Chaku Khola-A hydropower project with 22. 2 megawatt is all set to issue 25 percent of ordinary shares by the second week of February.

IPO of Chautari Laghubitta allotted

December 15, 2018 08:48 am

REPUBLICA, Dec 15: NIBL Ace Capital, the issue manager for the Initial Public Offering (IPO) issuance of Chautari Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd, has successfully concluded the allotment of 600,000 shares on Friday.

Nepse index hits double-digit fall

November 29, 2018 17:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The price of shares in the domestic stock market has dropped by two digits.

CALIFORNIA, Nov 24: Over the past few years, Apple shares have been known to fluctuate wildly and seemingly without explanation from time to time. Still, the roller coaster Apple shares have taken investors on in recent months has arguably been unprecedented. Suffice it to say, investing in Apple is most definitely not for the faint of heart.

Nepse down 17 points

November 12, 2018 09:44 am

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index struggled throughout Sunday’s trading session. The index fell sharply in the initial trading hours and shed more than 14 points by mid-session. Though the selling pressure eased slightly in the final trading hours, Nepse still posted a notable loss of 17.31 points to close the day at 1,205.22 points.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd (UTHL) is floating 15.89 million units of primary shares to general public from Thursday.

NEPSE sees slight fall

September 17, 2018 17:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The domestic stock market that closed with the records of a double-digit rise on Sunday, the first trading day of the week, suffered a slight fall today.

MOSCOW, July 23: Shares of Russia’s aluminum producer Rusal on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange grew 14.3% as of 04:30 Moscow time on Monday amid reports of negotiations between the company and the US authorities on the possible removal of sanctions, according to trading data.

KATHMANDU, July 14:  Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has introduced a new regulation on the listing and trading of securities, requiring companies to list their securities immediately after the allotment.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd has received approval from the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float its primary shares to the affected communities in the project area and the general public.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The government has decided not to immediately impose the new formula for calculating capital gains on the sale of rights and bonus shares.

Shares close lower amid CGT woes

June 5, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepali stocks ended broadly lower on Monday as talks between representatives from investor associations and government regarding the recent changes in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) ended inconclusively.

KATHMANDU: The sole equity market of Nepal came under pressure throughout the trading session on Sunday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell sharply on the first hour of trading and declined further after it failed its attempt to pullback mid-day. Eventually, the index lost 33.71 points, or 2.58 percent, to end the day at 1,273.95 points.

KATHMANDU, April 3: As many as 18 companies have sought the approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float 54.71 million units of shares worth Rs 4.33 billion to general public.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Shares worth Rs 1.72 billion were traded in the share market this week.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Former Prime Minister and Naya Shakti Party Nepal Coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that the Nepali peace process had been led by the Nepali people themselves.

TOKYO, March 8: Asian shares found relief on Thursday as fears about a global trade war amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to introduce protectionist tariffs were tempered by signs the move could include carve-outs for key partners.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Various six insurance companies are preparing to issue rights shares (around 314 million units) equivalent to Rs seven billion.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Sanjen Jalavidhyut Company Limited (SJCL) and Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Company Limited (RHCL) are floating initial public offerings worth above Rs 2.5 billion in the first phase.

TOKYO, Feb 6: Asian markets were rattled Tuesday by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride.