KATHMANDU,July 3: Since the onset of the pandemic-driven slump from the first week of March, Nepal’s equity market has lost over 25 percent of its capitalization. The rout persisted for weeks ahead and amidst the lockdown, bringing the index close to its multi-year low. However, with the government relaxing restrictions on movements, the Nepal Stock Exchange restarted trading on June 29.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Nepse witnessed one of its best days since March as the pandemic fear among investors seems to have subsided fairly. Sentiment remained positive since the opening of Tuesday’s trading.

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 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.

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 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 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 down despite improved turnover

November 8, 2019 17:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Stocks kicked off trading on an upbeat note on Thursday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded in green in the morning.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is offloading its shares in Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd (Nepse). Issuing a notice on Tuesday, the central bank said that it was divesting its stake in the country’s only stock exchange company.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The equity market remained under pressure throughout the week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index registered losses in all trading sessions of the week.

Stocks extend losing run

February 5, 2019 10:40 am

KATHMANDU: After losing more than 8 points in the previous session, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded slightly higher for most of the initial trading hour. Nonetheless, stocks returned to its losing ways and struggled in the latter trading hours. The benchmark index shed 8.85 points to close at 1,144.27 points on Monday.

NEPSE registers a double-digit rise

December 23, 2018 17:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The domestic share market has sent a wave of hope to its investors as it recorded a double-digit rise today, the opening day of the week. The Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd (NEPSE) index was closed at 1198.18 points, enjoying 32.24 point rise.