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, 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.

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.

BIRGUNJ, July 8: International shipping companies have started entering Nepal promising different facilities for Nepali traders, as the number of containers entering the country has reached around 100,000 annually.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The price of gold climbed reached a record high of Rs 65,500 per tola (11.664 grams) in the Nepali market on Tuesday. The yellow metal was traded at Rs 65,000 per tola a day earlier.

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The 16th Handicraft Trade Fair has seen a turnover of Rs 15 million in four days, according to the organizer Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN).

SIRAHA, Oct 4: Following the ban of alcohol in the adjacent Indian state of Bihar, the Indo-Nepal border of the district has become the hub for the illegal trading of the alcohol.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: An Indian company with foreign direct investment has been found in trading activities, which is listed as negative by the law for foreign investors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The country will not be importing sugar until the end of the current fiscal year, a move that is sure to drive sugar prices up in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Experts have said that the lack of financial resources combined with the lack of capacity for service delivery at the local level units could become one of the biggest challenges for Nepal's federalism.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The sole equity market witnessed a lackluster trading week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed between the tight range of 1,190 to 1,195 points in all five trading sessions. The index that started the week at 1,191.20 points gained over 3 points on the first trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Animal rights activists have filed a writ petition at Supreme Court against the merciless transport of the livestock used for the meat products.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index extended losses for a fourth consecutive session, dropping more than 11 points, or 0.98 percent, on Sunday. The first trading day of the week was marked by gradual decline of stocks throughout the day. The benchmark index closed at 1,181.66 points.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has rolled out the much-awaited fully-automated trading system in the stock market. The new system will run parallel with the existing system for the time being.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Stock market opened on a positive note on Sunday, but failed to hold gains as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started declining after mid-day. Overall, the stock fluctuated between positive and negative territory before ending the day 0.02 percent lower at 1,224.39 points.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Stocks came under pressure throughout the week as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index finished nearly 20 points lower compared to the past week.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has announced that it will bring the fully-automated online trading system into operation from July 17 in parallel with the existing computerized trading system.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Stocks fell slightly in the first trading hour on Wednesday but began trimming losses around mid-day. Overall, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) Index vacillated between positive and negative territories before ending marginally higher. The index finished the day 0.23 percent higher at 1,242.07 points.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The stock market came to a complete halt Tuesday as investors 'boycotted' trading to protest the change in the way the capital gains tax (CGT) on rights and bonus shares is calculated.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) did not record any trading today due to an agitation by stock traders to protest the government's decision to revise the capital gains tax threshold on the sale of bonus and rights shares.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Investors will have to wait for few more few weeks to get margin trading facility from brokerage firms as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) needs to get the nod of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to start such service.

3,670 out of 11,300 stoves, gifted by Chinese govt, sold so far

Turnover down drastically

KATHMANDU, April 1: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index recovered 51.74 points last week to close at 1,220.29 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week. The stock market, after falling rapidly in the previous week, observed a recovery last week on the account of news reports about the government's preparation to issue a white paper on Nepal's financial situation.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Syakar Trading Company, the authorized distributor of Honda motorbikes and scooters for Nepal, has launched a new pack of 'Honda Genuine Engine Oil' on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Agni Group has established a Pre-delivery and Inspection Center and Spare Parts Trading Center.

After a wait of about a quarter of a century, the world’s biggest oil buyer is finally getting its own crude-futures contract.

Govt dissolves National Trading Limited

January 30, 2018 06:15 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The government has decided to dissolve the National Trading Limited, a public enterprise established some five decades ago, to ensure regular supply of essential goods at reasonable prices.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Brokerage firms have not been able to start margin trading facility because of the delay in issuance of working procedure for the facility by the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse).

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd has been awarded the Super Platinum Award presented by Confederation of Nepalese Industries in association with Frost and Sullivan. The award was handed over to representatives of Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd amid a program organized in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has backtracked on its promise of bringing the fully automated online trading system into implementation within mid-November.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has paved the way for stock brokerage firms to provide margin trading services to their clients.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) is preparing to allow stock brokerage firms to provide margin trading service to their clients.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) is preparing to allow stock brokerage firms to provide margin trading service to their clients.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has postponed its plan to test fully automated stock trading by at least three months.

KATHMANDU, September 9: Nepal's stock market witnessed a trading of shares worth 2.4 billion this week. A total of 4,499,810 units of share of 171 companies were traded, according to the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse).

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is planning to test an automated online-trading system from mid-August and replace the existing semi-automated system used for trading of stocks by mid-November.

Stock trading to resume today

July 2, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, July 2: Stock brokerage firms have agreed to resume trading from Sunday following an understanding with the finance ministry over resolving the issue of Value Added Tax (VAT) on their commission charges.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Stock brokers have halted the trading of shares in the stock market to protest against the Inland Revenue Department's order to register themselves for value added tax (VAT).

Share trading slightly up

April 27, 2017 17:34 pm

KATHMANDU, April 27: Transaction has slightly increased in the share market today. According to Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE), the Nepse index has risen merely by 0.02 per cent today and reached 1,670 points.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Investors are experiencing golden moment as NEPSE continues to surge for eight consecutive trading days on Sunday.

Daily trading of odd lot shares start

February 5, 2017 22:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has started trading of odd lot shares during regular trading hours.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index rebounded 72.75 points this week to close at 1,382.45 points on Thursday -- the last trading day for the week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The tightening of margin lending by banks and financial institutions (BFIs) and rapid rise in interest rates in recent days has sent a jitters among investors, causing a panic sell off in the stock market.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18 : Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Tata Motors in Nepal, has announced a special offering for Tiago.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Syakar Trading Company Pvt Ltd -- the authorized distributor of Honda motorcycles and Honda cars for Nepal -- has declared the names of winners of its Dashain-Tihar ‘Honda Wheel of Fortune’ scheme.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Dayal Trading, the authorized distributor of Glucovita Bolts, is distributing samples of the product free of cost in more than 100 schools across the country in order to inform consumers about the significance of its products, a statement issued on Monday said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) put the process to approve the Draft of Trade Guarantee Fund Bylaws and Auction Trading Working Procedure submitted by Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) three months ago, citing procedural flaws.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24 : The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has forwarded its draft on securities-listing bylaws, trade-guarantee fund bylaws and auction-trading working procedure to the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) for approval.