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.

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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.

Nepse inches lower as buyers hold back

November 7, 2019 09:19 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded slightly higher in Wednesday morning but quickly surrendered its gains by the first trading hour. Subsequently, Nepse traded the latter trading hours in red, only slightly off its opening level. The bourse closed the session at 1,138.02 points, down modest 1.44 points against Tuesday's close.

Nepse unchanged at 1,140 points

November 6, 2019 10:09 am

KATHMANDU: Local stocks opened Tuesday's trading on a flat note with no notable movement posted by Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index in the first half of the trading session. Despite some fluctuations in the latter half, the benchmark index remained bound within a point on the either side. Eventually, Nepse ended the day with a minor drop of 0.81 points at 1,139.45 points.

Nepse posts modest loss

November 1, 2019 08:55 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks wavered along the opening level with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trading flat in the first half of Thursday’s session. The secondary market came under some pressure thereafter and saw a slight decline in the latter trading hours. Eventually, Nepse ended the day slightly down with a loss of 3.17 points to close the week at 1,146.17 points.

KATHMANDU: Local stocks saw choppy trading in most of the trading hours on Tuesday. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index remained unchanged in the first half of the trading session. Following a small advance in the closing hours, the benchmark index closed the day with a gain of 2.40 points at 1,134 points.

Nepse edges lower in dull trading

October 21, 2019 08:15 am

KATHMANDU: Sunday's trading lacked any charm as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index wavered along the opening level initially and traded slightly in the red in the latter trading hours. The benchmark index dropped around 4 points at mid-session and flattened thereafter. The index closed the day at 1,133.71 points – down 4.03 points against the session earlier.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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 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.