Nepse ends week lower

October 19, 2019 09:47 am

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index broke its 10-week losing run ahead of Dashain holidays with a weekly gain of almost 20 points. Subsequently, the exchange opened only on Thursday in the holiday week where the index ended essentially flat.

KATHMANDU: Local stocks witnessed choppy trading in the last trading session of the week and wavered along the opening level throughout the day. Thursday’s session, hence, was marked by a relatively low volatility with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closing the day with a marginal gain of 0.71 points at 1,137.75 points.

KATHMANDU: Local stocks struggled since the beginning of Wednesday's session and continued to see weakness throughout the day. The Nepal Stock Exchange dropped around three points in the initial trading hour and traded flat in the afternoon. Following a slight dip in the final trading hours, the benchmark index closed the day at 1,137.03 points – down 5.01 points against the preceding session.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index struggled in the morning and traded marginally in the red in the initial trading hour. Stocks recovered after mid-day and climbed above the opening level in the afternoon. Stocks wavered in the green, thereafter, eventually closing the day with a gain of 5.08 points at 1,142.04 points.

Stocks flat after 5 day long holiday

October 12, 2019 09:08 am

KATHMANDU: Nepali stocks opened roughly flat after Dashain holidays amid thin trading witnessed on Thursday. Stocks wavered along the opening level in the initial trading hour before trading slightly in the green in the afternoon. Latter trading hours saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pull back slightly to close the day with a marginal decline of 0.39 points at 1,149.01 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened in green on Wednesday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed more than 4 points in the morning session. However, the bourse failed to hang on to its initial gains and traded flat in the afternoon. Stocks came under some pressure toward the end, eventually closing the day 4.98 points lower at 1,140.71 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks traded in the green since the beginning of Tuesday's trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw modest gain in the initial trading hour and continued to rise till afternoon. The upswing lost steam in the latter half of the trading session. The benchmark index, however, managed to hold on to its earlier gain to close the day at 1,145.69 points.

KATHMANDU: Market witnessed a slightly volatile session on Tuesday with Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index flipping between gains and losses. After trading flat initially, the benchmark index came under some pressure giving up more than 7 points by midday. Stocks then made a comeback to recoup earlier losses and traded almost 4 points higher late in the afternoon. Nonetheless, a small pullback toward the close saw the index post a marginal loss of 2.24 points to end the day at 1,166.67 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped more than 7 points in the morning session, but staged a recovery after mid-day trimming all its initial losses. Stocks held ground in the afternoon and saw a slight advance toward the close. The benchmark index eventually closed the day 3.87 points higher at 1,194.77 points on Wednesday.

Bearish Nepse at 1, 197.75 points

August 29, 2019 07:25 am

The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded in green in the initial trading hour on Wednesday. Nonetheless, the index gave up its earlier gains as stocks remained under constant pressure in the remaining trading hours. The broad slump saw the benchmark index tumble 10.26 points to settle at 1,197.75 points.

Nepse ends week in red

August 23, 2019 00:05 am

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied more than 6 points in the first trading hour on Thursday. However, stocks failed to sustain the gains in the latter trading hours by dragging back to the opening level to close the day on a meager decrement. The equity index settled at 1213.06 points – a drop of 0.99 points against Wednesday's close.

KATHMANDU: Stocks traded in green from the beginning of Wednesday's trading session. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed to as high as 1,270 points by midday. Though it pulled back slightly later on, a rise toward the close saw the index climb further to end the day's trading 15.85 points higher at 1,274.86 points.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Stocks pulled back slightly on Sunday extending losses from the preceding session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell over 4 points in the day. Subsequently, the index posted further decline of 8 points on Monday. Though the index held ground and traded in the green on Tuesday with a modest 3 point advance, the index registered marginal losses on the remaining trading days. Nepse ended the week with an overall loss tally of 11.94 points or 0.95% and closed at 1,248.53 points.

Nepse begins week with a dip

May 20, 2019 08:53 am

KATHMANDU: Majority of stocks lacked conviction during Sunday's trading session. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index hovered around 1,320 points in the morning. Following some selling pressure in the afternoon, Nepse fell to as low as 1,312 points.

Nepse snaps four-day winning run

May 17, 2019 08:52 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks lacked conviction in the last trading session of the week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index hovered around 1,320 points throughout the day. After climbing higher in the morning, the benchmark index pared its gains to fall to as low as 1,314 points in the afternoon. Though the index recovered toward the close, it maintained negative bias to settle 2.29 points lower at 1,318.71 points on Thursday.

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index continued to see strength in the day's trading and maintained a positive bias throughout the day's session. The benchmark index climbed as high as 1,334 points late in the afternoon but pulled back toward the close to end the day with a gain of 5.55 points at 1,321 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks made a steady advance in the first half of Tuesday's session as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index briefly went above 1,320 points. The benchmark index, however, retraced slightly thereafter to close the day 14.12 points higher at 1,315.45 points.

Nepse up 19 points as stocks rally

April 25, 2019 08:32 am

KATHMANDU: After initially showing lack of direction in morning trading, stocks witnessed significant strength after midday. Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed to as high as 1,267 points in the afternoon but pulled back slightly. However, stocks witnessed another surge toward the close that pushed the benchmark index 19.14 points higher to 1,279.29 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened Tuesday's trading on a poised note and climbed above 1,190 points mark in the beginning hour. The Nepal Stocks Exchange (Nepse) index continued to see strength in the remaining trading hours and witnessed a surge mid-session that pushed the benchmark index over the crucial 1,200-point mark. Further rally toward the end saw the index close the day 23.33 points higher at 1,212.05 points.

Nepse rebounds after four-day losses

March 26, 2019 09:54 am

KATHMANDU: In the initial trading hour of Monday's session, stocks lacked conviction and traded slightly in the red. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained some momentum in the afternoon and erased its earlier losses to trend over 5 points higher at mid-session. Despite a pullback, Nepse managed to close 3.87 points higher at 1,138.67 points.

KATHMANDU: After witnessing a sustained surge in the previous week, stocks eased slightly in the first trading day of the week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index posted a gain of a modest 0.94 points on Sunday.

Nepse ends week on a high note

March 15, 2019 08:40 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: Stocks struggled in early trading session on Thursday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) 7 points by midday. However, the index recovered its initial losses later in the afternoon posting a gain of 5.40 points to close the week at 1,155.50 points.

KATHMANDU: Stocks witnessed considerable strength in Tuesday's trading as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed firmly higher at 1,163.26 points – up by 20.33 points compared to Monday.

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened the review period on a feeble note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed almost 5 points on Sunday to hit a fresh 3 year low at 1,100 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded flat for the first half of the trading session on Wednesday. After hovering around 1,100 points mark in the morning, stocks witnessed a surge late in the afternoon, which pushed the benchmark index 9.12 points higher. Nepse closed the day at 1,111.76 points.

Nepse stoops to three-year low

February 15, 2019 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) dropped to three-year low of 1,112.87 points on Thursday as stocks carried over weaknesses to the last trading day of the week. The benchmark index shed more than 8 points in the first half of Thursday’s session and then wavered throughout the latter trading hours.

KATHMANDU: Stocks came under slight pressure at the beginning of trading on Tuesday. Nonetheless, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pared its initial losses in the afternoon and maintained a slight positive bias throughout the remaining session. At the close, the index registered a gain of 2.83 points to settle at 1,147.10 points.

Stocks close flat in lackluster trading

January 25, 2019 07:51 am

KATHMANDU: The market opened for trading on a slightly positive note and added more than 2 points in the morning session. However, stocks came under pressure as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index erased all its initial gains by midday. The benchmark index then wavered along the unchanged line to close the last trading day of the week 0.20 points lower at 1,172.78 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) started on a positive note and traded higher in the early trading on Thursday. However, the index pared all its gains by afternoon and ended the last trading day of week in negative territory. At the close, the index posted a loss of 1.56 points to settle at 1178.87 points.

Stocks end turbulent year in the red

January 1, 2019 09:53 am

KATHMANDU: Stocks began the last trading day of the year on a slightly positive note and traded higher in early trading on Monday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index, however, pulled back slightly in the afternoon but maintained a negative bias throughout the remaining session. As a result, the index posted loss of 17.26 points to close 2019 at 1,187.28 points.

KATHMANDU: Trading began on a highly positive note this week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up more than 32 points on Sunday, posting its biggest daily gain in 5 months.

Stocks ease after previous day rally

December 25, 2018 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Strength carried over from the preceding session as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied more than 9 points in Monday's morning trading. Consequently, the benchmark index traded above 1,200 points mark for most of the beginning trading hour. Nonetheless, the index pared its initial gains and fluctuated throughout the latter trading hours to eventually close the day in red. Nepse posted a loss of 6.45 points to end at 1,191.74 points.

Stocks up for two consecutive weeks

December 22, 2018 10:54 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The week's trading took off on a positive note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index jumped almost 19 points on Sunday. The bourse also witnessed considerable strength on Monday with the benchmark index further adding more than 15 points.

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened on a positive note with and added more than 12 points in the beginning of Monday's trading. Despite a slight pullback in the afternoon, the index managed to rise towards the closing hours. Eventually, Nepse managed to hold on to a gain of 12.49 points to end the day at 1,144.19 points.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started the session on a weak note, losing almost 10 points in the initial trading hour on Thursday. However, stocks surged after midday with the Nepse index erasing all its initial losses to trade almost 7 points higher. The index pulled back slightly toward the close, gaining 2.70 points to end the week at 1,120.84 points.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The benchmark equity index began the week's trading on a weak note. The first trading session of the week on Sunday saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index post a loss of almost 15 points. The index, which fell 6 points on Monday, retraced slightly and added over 1 point on Tuesday.

Nepse at 52-week low of 1,149 points

November 30, 2018 01:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Stocks witnessed continuous decline throughout Thursday's trading session. Despite making marginal gains initially, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index traded on a weaker note, losing 10.37 points to end the last trading day of the week at 1,148.70 points.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) turned in a choppy trading session on Wednesday. Stocks initially traded in the upside with the benchmark index reaching an intra-day high of 1,163 points in the morning. However, stocks fluctuated thereafter maintaining negative bias over the course of remaining trading hours. At the close, Nepse posted a marginal loss of 2.10 point to settle at 1,159.38 points.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Following the sustained sell-off in the previous sessions, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index took off with a positive start on Tuesday. The advance in the beginning hours saw the Nepse index recoup all of the previous day's losses adding more than 6 points by mid-session. However, the equity market gave up its initial gains to settle the session with a marginal gain of 1.61 points at 1,161.43 points.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Stocks came under pressure throughout Monday's session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index which traded slightly higher in the beginning, suffered in the latter trading hours. The index fell over 4 points till mid-session. Despite a modest recovery in the afternoon, the benchmark index dropped further to 1,160.28 points posting a daily loss of 6.35 points.

Nepse ends week with a marginal loss

November 23, 2018 08:09 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The local equity market turned in range-bound trading in the last session of the week. Despite a positive start, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gave up its earlier gains amid choppy trading activity witnessed on Thursday. At the close, Nepse index settled at 1,181.41 points, down 1.14 points or 0.10 percent compared to the session earlier.

Nepse snaps four-day losing run

November 22, 2018 08:39 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Stocks came under pressure in the beginning of Wednesday's session with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index losing more than 5 points in the first trading hour. The market, however, pared its losses in the afternoon session to close the day slightly higher. At the close, the benchmark index closed at 1,182.74 points -- up by one point.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The benchmark equity index witnessed a continuous decline throughout Monday's session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index which fell below the 1,200 points mark in the previous session added to its previous losses shedding 5.90 points. At the close, the index settled at 1,189.56 points.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Stocks resumed post holidays trading on Sunday. However, trading remained largely affected by glitches in the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse)'s official website in the first few sessions of the week. The benchmark Nepse index shed almost 30 points in the first two trading days.

Stocks end week with a modest drop

November 16, 2018 00:05 am

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) posted a loss of 3.36 points to settle at 1,205.20 points on Thursday. Though the benchmark index had begun trading session of the last week on a positive note by gaining more than 5 points in the initial trading hour, stocks struggled to hold on to the earlier gains and ended the day in red.

Stocks unchanged in choppy trading

November 15, 2018 08:14 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The secondary market witnessed a slightly volatile trading session on Wednesday. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the day on a negative note and shed 4 points by mid-session. However, stocks staged a rebound in the latter hours, helping the index to post a modest gain of 0.98 points to settle at 1,208.56 points.

Stocks decline as Nepse slide continues

November 13, 2018 09:12 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Weakness prevailed in the market on the second trading day of the week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plunged to the lowest level since early September. The index shed 13.03 points to settle at 1,192.75 points on Monday.

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, Oct 30: Stocks continued losing streak on Monday as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed 10.56 points to close at 1,216.93 points.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Weakness prevailed throughout the entire trading session on the last trading day of the week. Subsequently, stocks witnessed continuous decline with the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index ending firmly lower on the day. The index closed at 1,241.11 points, down 8.82 points or 0.71 percent compared to the session earlier.