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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) opened 20 points higher but witnessed a sharp correction in the shortly thereafter. The benchmark quickly recovered its losses in the morning and traded in green at mid-day. The index swung between gains and losses in the latter trading hours finally ending 17.79 points lower at 2,423.09.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The equity index opened Monday’s session in green before retracing close to the opening level in the morning. The Nepse index saw a steady decline before mid-session with the benchmark falling as much as 15 points. However, a recovery in the latter trading hours saw the index close with a gain of 16.04 points at 2,440.88.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The local stock market’s benchmark opened the day in positive territory. However, profit booking in the early trading hour pulled the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index towards red at mid-day where the index fell around 30 points. A recovery in the latter hours saw the index recoup most of its earlier losses. Nepse ended the day with a modest 5.57 point’s decline at 2,326.90.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened Monday’s session in green but corrected slightly in the morning. Nonetheless, the equity market continued to see notable strength as the index peaked at 2,340 at mid-day. After a small retracement in the closing hours, Nepse ended the day at 2,332.32 – up 17.31 points against the day earlier.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: After witnessing a firmly upbeat trading week, stocks stretched its advance to Sunday’s trading. While the first few minutes of trading was highly volatile, stocks saw stability after mid-day.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Second trading week of January registered an uplifting start with the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rising more than 41 points on Sunday. The buying momentum eased slightly on Monday with the market closing with a modest 3 point’s gain. Nonetheless, the equity market saw further strength on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s session as the benchmark added 28 points and 18 points, respectively. The market remained closed on Thursday due to public holiday. Overall, the index’s weekly gain tally stood at 92.06 points or 4.2%. Nepse finished the week at 2,286.55.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The stock market opened Wednesday’s session on a positive note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed more than 25 points in the morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The equity market opened the day slightly in green and witnessed minor correction in the morning. The stock market saw considerable strength thereafter, and saw a steady advance till the end of the trading day. At the close, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) finished at 2,267.96 – up 28.53 points against the session earlier.

Nepse ends week with 100-point gain

January 8, 2021 19:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The equity market opened this week’s trading with considerable strength as the Nepse index shot up by 88.11 points on Sunday. The benchmark fell marginally on Monday and Tuesday’s trading with declines of 6.35 and 3.54 points, respectively. Stocks, nonetheless, recouped mid-week losses in the latter trading sessions of the week. The broad index rose 13.07 points on Wednesday with further advance of 15.91 points on Thursday. The equity market closed at 2,194.49 with a weekly gain tally of 107.21 points or 5.14%.

Nepse index jumps 60 points with highest weekly turnover since mid-March

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The local stock market opened in green on Thursday, the last trading day of the week. After trading around 10 points higher briefly in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a sharp pullback to trade around 4 points lower before mid-day. Thereafter, the index gyrated along the opening level throughout the afternoon, finally closing the day with a modest loss of 4 points at 1,458.04.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The local bourse opened the review period on a weak note as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell over 17 points on Sunday. Nonetheless, Nepse erased early-week losses mid-week with Monday and Tuesday witnessing gains of 10.75 points and 5.68 points, respectively. While the index pulled back another 16.6 points on Wednesday, the last trading day of the week saw the index make a modest recovery. Nepse added 6.28 points on Thursday. Overall, the index ended the week 11.22 points or 0.8 percent lower at 1,397.57 points.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The stock market opened the week on a firmly upbeat note with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index adding 11.3 points on Sunday, followed by a gain of 37.73 points on Monday.

Nepse ends 16 points lower

August 14, 2020 07:45 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: After witnessing a steep drop in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded over 10 points lower at mid-day. The local bourse tried to recoup earlier losses in the afternoon, but lost its footing further towards late afternoon. At the close, Nepse closed at 1,408.79 points – down by 16.53 points against the session earlier.

Stocks retrace after optimistic rally

August 11, 2020 22:08 pm

Nepse benchmark index falls 7 points

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Nepse  index goes up 8 points

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: After seeing a month of upbeat trading as lockdown eased, the stock market made a significant recovery reaching as high as 1,560 points on intraday level in mid-July. Following some retracement from that point, the index accelerated losses on the first trading day of August as the rising coronavirus cases have stoked fear among investors. Hence, sellers remained in full control on Sunday’s trading.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The local stock market witnessed upbeat trading on the first trading day of the week. On Sunday, stocks closed firmly higher as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index added 1.56 percent. However, the buying pressure receded on Monday as the index pulled back a meager 0.18 percent. The exchange accelerated losses on Tuesday and Wednesday with declines of 0.52 percent and 1.61 percent, respectively, while Thursday was marked by a modest gain of 0.53 percent. Eventually, the index ended at 1,439.06 – down 3.55 points or 0.25 percent against the week earlier.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Stock market came under considerable pressure on Wednesday’s trading. After a fall of nearly 14 points within an half hour of trading in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index tried to hold ground at mid-session. However, pulled by a constant bearish pressure, the market witnessed a steady decline till the final trading hours. At the close, the index stood at 1,431.52 points – down by 23.36 points against Tuesday’s close.

Hotels shares rally on optimism as govt announces an end of lockdown

KATHMANDU, July 16: The stock market observed another upbeat session as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark traded in green throughout Wednesday’s trading hours.

Nepse ends week with 14-point gain

March 20, 2020 10:45 am

KATHMANDU: A sharp slide saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lose more than 30 points in the first 10 minutes of trading on Thursday. However, the benchmark index witnessed a steady recovery thereafter, trimming all its morning losses by mid-session. With buyers slowly gaining control, the major average managed to close the day 13.50 points higher at 1,269.30.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Weakness carried over to Monday's session as the equity market witnessed a sharp slide in the morning. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell almost 40 points in the beginning half an hour but staged a recovery. Nonetheless, the rebound was short lived as sellers dominated the latter trading session. The index hit its 2 hour lower circuit limit of 5% at 12:46 am before trading was halted for 40 minutes. On the resumption, Nepse sank further 1% to hit the day's negative circuit limit of 6% with more than 1 and a half hour of sessiormal trading hour remaining. With the session cut short, Nepse registered a loss of 96.06 points to settle at 1,495.30 points.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Despite an early attempt by the bourse to stretch its rally, gains remained truncated throughout Monday's trading session. Following a sharp rally of around 28 points in the early morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a pullback. The index made further attempts to gather strength but sellers prevailed in the latter trading hours finally pushing the benchmark index in the red. The index lost 1.96 points to close Monday's trading at 1,502.18 points.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw considerable strength throughout Monday's trading session. After gaining roughly 24 points in early trading, the index saw a brief correction. However, the overall sentiment remained firmly bullish with the index making fresh highs in the afternoon. The index crossed 1,400-point level in the final trading hour but pulled back marginally to end the day 34.26 points higher at 1,398.24 points.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Local stocks saw strength in morning trading on Thursday. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed gained around 10 points in the first half of the trading session. However, stocks failed to hold on to its gains and witnessed some selling pressure in the latter trading hours. Eventually, the Nepse index ended the last trading day of the week 1.39 points down at 1,344.59 points.

Nepse finds support at 1,320 points

February 11, 2020 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: After trading briefly in green in the morning on Monday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a pullback at mid-day and traded in red for roughly an hour. However, stocks saw strength in the latter half of the trading session and recouped its earlier losses with Nepse closing the day with a modest gain of 4.28 points at 1,324.26 points.

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 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.

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: 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: 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.

Nepse begins week in red

November 18, 2019 09:16 am

KATHMANDU: After trading higher briefly in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell slightly after mid-day. Subsequently, the index hovered below the opening level for the remaining trading hours. Nepse closed Sunday's trading with a loss of 4.59 points at 1,131.36 points.

Local stocks came under some pressure in the morning on Wednesday and fell marginally in the initial trading hour. After dropping to 1,135 points at noon, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plateaued to close the day at 1,135.16 points with a loss of 4.80 points compared to Tuesday's close.

Nepse opens week on flat note

November 11, 2019 10:24 am

KATHMANDU: The market got off to a positive start in the beginning of Sunday's trading. However, the market failed to maintain its level and begin to trade on a flat note. Eventually, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index ended the day with a minor drop of 0.18 points at 1131.80 points.

KATHMANDU: The local equity market remained largely under pressure in the week. On Sunday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dipped 6.88 points. The selling pressure eased off slightly on Monday with the bourse adding a meager 0.97 points. Tuesday and Wednesday also saw modest moves with losses of 0.81 points and 1.43 points, respectively. The equity index stretched its loss for a third straight day with a 6.05 points decline on Thursday. Eventually, Nepse ended the week at 1,131.97 points – down 14.2 points or 1.24 % against the week earlier.