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Sebon has permitted share investors to use the Applications Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) to buy rights shares of listed companies. Previously, only investors buying primary...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index nosedived 40.76 points in the first two trading days of the week to close at 1,501.89 points on Monday. While the stock market fel...  [more...]
The country’s sole secondary market slipped slightly in the trading period after Dashain vacation. Closing at 1,542.65 points on Wednesday, last trading day of the week, Ne...  [more...]
NIBL Capital Markets Limited, the issue manager for the FPO of Pokhara Finance Limited (PFL), has allotted 983,682 units FPO shares today. The allotment was held at NIBL Capital&...  [more...]
Global IME Bank has announced 20 percent dividend to its shareholders. According to NEPSE, the 279th board of directors' meeting of the bank proposed of distributing 20 perce...  [more...]
"The National Banking Institute, Nami College, IME, Chandragiri Hills, Triveni International College, Benco Investment, Lumbini Medical College and Technical Hospital, Gyan ...  [more...]
The average daily share turnover at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has skyrocketed in the last five years. Daily turnover in the secondary market on an average in the last half dec...  [more...]
Mega Bank Nepal Limited (MEGA) will be issuing 10:6.5 (65%) right share to its shareholders from Bhadra 27, 2074. As per the notice published by the commercial bank today, the...  [more...]
The stock market managed to end the last week of fiscal year 2016-17 on a positive note, but barely, as the monetary policy for fiscal 2017-18 unveiled by Nepal Rastra Bank dashe...  [more...]
The domestic share market took a massive hammering in the week of February 5 to 9 as the credit crunch hit market transactions and selling pressure caused Nepal Stock Exchange (N...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) suffered a whopping decline of 40.32 points to close at 1658 points on Thursday. The NEPSE had witnessed an opening of 1700 points. Likewise, the ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went up 3.22 points this week to close at 1,823.05 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. After seeing correction for few w...  [more...]
RSDC Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited had issued 4 lakh unit shares worth Rs 4 crore as part of its initial public offering (IPO) from from Bhadra 5, 2073 till Bhadra 8, 2073 a...  [more...]
Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank, has tightened the credit limit against the collateral of stocks. As per the latest provision of NRB, banks and financial institutions (BFI...  [more...]
RSDC Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited is floating its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of 4, 00,000 unit shares worth Rs 4 crore from today (Bhadra 5, 2073). The offer will clo...  [more...]
National Microfinance Bittiya Sanstha Limited (NATIO)  will be floating its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of 3, 00,000 unit shares worth Rs 3 crore from Shrawan 16, 2073. ...  [more...]
United Modi  Hydropower Limited will be coming out with its IPO issue in near future. The company will be floating 28,75,000 unit ordinary shares. The company has already...  [more...]
Dibyaswori Hydropower Company Limited has received final approval from Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) to issue Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth Rs 3.96 crore. As per the...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index hit a high of 1,212 points on Sunday on the implementation of the demat system and positive development towards the settlement of the Madhe...  [more...]
The country’s only secondary market was mostly buoyant in the first trading week of 2016, with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index clocking a weekly gain of 12.76 points...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained 15.91 points this week to close at 1,151.38 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The market started recovery cours...  [more...]
While the current political uncertainty continues to cloud investor sentiment, news and speculations of possible breakthrough in negotiations with the agitating parties caused Ne...  [more...]
The effects of the political uncertainty and its subsequent economic toll were clearly visible in the country’s only secondary market, as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) i...  [more...]
The deteriorating political situation and its economic toll caused the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index to dive by nearly 30 points today. The benchmark index, which had she...  [more...]
Bank of Kathmandu (BoK) has announced that it will distribute 26 percent bonus shares to its shareholders from the net profit earned in Fiscal Year 2014/15. Issuing a statemen...  [more...]
Reports of a possible blockade of Nepal by India sent stocks tumbling on the Nepal Stock Exchange on Tuesday, the first day of trading following the promulgation of a new constit...  [more...]
With a majority of the stock investors adopting a cautious stance, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dipped 0.69 point or 0.06 per cent week-on-week to settle at 1,168.71 po...  [more...]
Confusing and contradicting views related to the latest monetary policy of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) weighed on the sentiment of stock investors during the last trading week. Conse...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week jumped 25 points to close at six-year high of 1,088.42 points. The market that opened at 1,063.41 on Sunday rose 17.95 points on Monday....  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) Index is heading toward the all-time high of 1175.38 points set seven years ago. With the market on a bull run in the past few months, the Nep...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained 12.38 points or 1.2 per cent week-on-week, from August 2 to 6, on the back of stock investors swarming towards scrips of commercial ...  [more...]
The massive demand for banking scrips propelled a bull run that saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surge by 24.6 points or 2.45 per cent week-on-week to rest at 1,027.98 ...  [more...]
The presentation of the government budget sent pulses racing at the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) with the index jumping 4.26 points to close at 950.72 on Wednesday. Similarly, tu...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) rose 5.41 points last week. The market that opened at 938.02 points on Sunday fell 1.26 points on Monday before gaining points for rest of the week. ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) turnover plunged 39.16 percent to Rs985.7 million last week from Rs1.62 billion. The number of shares traded too dropped to 2,895,830 units from 3,98...  [more...]
Even as investors looked to book profits in the latter part of the trading week, the bull run witnessed in the first three days resulted in Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gai...  [more...]
Transactions in the secondary market jumped 73.36 percent last week to Rs1.29 billion. The turnover at the end of the previous week stood at Rs745.7 million. The Nepal Stock E...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) pulled out of its weeklong dive registering a 4.13-point gain to close at 841.96 points on Thursday in a sign that the secondary market had recov...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) reopened on Sunday after a month-long break since the Great Quake only to plunge 28.37 points in a reflection of the post-quake jitters prevailin...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index ascended by 3.03 points or 0.32 per cent week-on-week to rest at 949.92 points from April 12 to 16.Starting the week at 946.89 points on Su...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) Index went up by 12.64 points over the week. This upward move of the stock market was preceded by four consecutive weeks of slump in the market. ...  [more...]
Nepal Life Insurance Company Ltd (NLIC) has proposed distributing 60 percent bonus shares and 8 percent cash dividend to its shareholders. Issuing a statement on Monday, NLIC sai...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went down 2.21 points this week to close at 940.09 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The market is in a free fall. Thi...  [more...]
With billions of rupees stuck in the Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) of different companies in the last two months, daily turnover in Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is falling rapi...  [more...]
The stock market dived 21.72 points last week on Nepal Rastra Bank’s (NRB) directive to banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to maintain 5 percent provisioning for &ldqu...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lost points for the last two days despite investors’ expectations that the market would beat past records after Chiranjeevi Nepal took th...  [more...]
Weighed down by a panic situation created in the beginning of the week, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped 10.82 points or 1.1 per cent to rest at 967.62 points, from...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) dropped 10.33 points to close at 978.44 points last week. The market, which opened at 988.77 points on Monday, lost points throughout the four-tra...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index snapped three-week losing run by posting a gain of 7.8 points to close at 979.27 points on Thursday-the last trading day of the week. The ma...  [more...]
Barun Hydropower Limited (BHCL) is floating its Initial Public Offering (IPO) from March 1 (today). The hydropower company is floating a total 4,86,000 units of ordinary share...  [more...]
Thousands of depositors of Employment Provident Fund (EPF) and staff members of EPF and other lending partners of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project Ltd (UTKHPL) thro-nged collec...  [more...]
To cash in on the growing attraction of public toward primary issues, Barun Hydropower Company Ltd (BHCL) is floating its initial public offering (IPO) worth Rs 48.6 million next...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went down by 1.51 points this week to close at 984.51 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The benchmark index has taken ...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index declined by 2.44 points or 0.25 per cent week-on-week to rest at 984.22 points, from February 1 to 5. Even as the benchmark index slippe...  [more...]
Though Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index is fluctuating, average daily turnover in the stock market, however, is continuously plunging over the first six months of the current f...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) plunged 12.65 points on Tuesday to close at 962.80 points. The benchmark index had went up by 30.09 points on Monday, as investors, encouraged by ...  [more...]
The National Banking Institute (NBI) has announced 15 percent cash dividend to its shareholders, following a decision at its sixth annual general meeting. Meanwhile, the meeting ...  [more...]
News of political parties working in conjunction to forge consensus on disputed issues of the constitution fuelled investor optimism, with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) ind...  [more...]
Positive political cues helped the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rise and stay above 900 points in the week — December 28 to January 1. “The news of a four-me...  [more...]
SAGAR GHIMIRE Jan 1: The year 2014 was a mixed bag for stock market. While first half of the year witnessed bull run, the second half underwent some corrections. The market o...  [more...]
News and speculations regarding political developments dampened the mood of stock investors, resulting in the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closing below 900 points again. ...  [more...]
Hydroelectric Investment and Development Company Limited (HIDCL) is all set to do its initial public offering (IPO) worth Rs 2 billion.It will be the largest IPO in the country. ...  [more...]
NMB Bank has listed 75 million units of its first mutual fund scheme through NMB Sulav Investment Fund – I in the stock market. Managed by NMB Capital, a wholly owned subsi...  [more...]
The BOD meeting of Civil Bank Limited (CBL) has proposed 7 percent bonus share and 1.5 percent cash dividend to its shareholders from the net profit it earned in the last fiscal ...  [more...]
The 30th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nabil Bank Ltd has approved 45 percent cash dividend and 20 percent bonus shares to its shareholders. The AGM held on Tuesday approved...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index went down 6.14 points this week to close at 863.14 points on Tuesday-the last trading day of the week. Trading floors of Nepse rem...  [more...]
Laxmi Bank’s 14th annual general meeting (AGM) was held in Kathmandu, on Tuesday, and chaired by Rajendra Khetan, chairman of the bank. The AGM discussed and approved the D...  [more...]
Continuing its losing streak, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week dropped 16.38 points to close at 904.92 points. The market, which opened at 921.3 points on Sunday, dived ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) lost 0.12 points to close at 930.21 points last week. The market, which opened at 930.33 points on Sunday, rose 4.68 points on Monday. But the ben...  [more...]
NMB Bank has announced 21.05 percent dividend (20 percent bonus share and rest cash dividend) to its shareholders. Bank at its recent board meeting made the decision subject to a...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went down by 2.26 points this week to close at 899.89 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. Stock brokers term it as norma...  [more...]
Nepal Investment Bank Limited (NIBL) has proposed 40 percent dividend (25 percent cash and 15 percent stock dividend), subject to the approval of the Nepal Rastra Bank and the up...  [more...]
The wait is finally over: Nepal Credit and Commerce (NCC) Bank Ltd has announced 38 percent bonus shares to its shareholders. Likewise, the bank has also announced 2 percent c...  [more...]
Siddhartha Bank Ltd has announced 23.6 percent dividend to its shareholders from the net profit it has earned in the last fiscal year 2070/71. According to the bank, 217th mee...  [more...]
Kumari Bank Limited has proposed impressive 33 percent bonus share and 1.74 percent cash dividend to cover for the tax to its shareholders from the profit it posted in the last f...  [more...]
The domestic stock index rebounded strongly today, recuperating the loss of over five per cent suffered in the previous trading day, as share prices of banks, insurers and hydrop...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped 50.48 points or 5.19 per cent to rest at 921.69 points as all the subgroups, except manufacturing and trading, contracted over the week...  [more...]
Global IME Bank Ltd. has announced an attractive 25 percent dividend to its shareholders. The board of directors (BoD) meeting held yesterday evening proposed to distribute 21...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week plunged 13.28 points to close at 972.17 points, thanks to the central bank’s cap on banks and financial institutions’ (BFIs) in...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has started taking strong action against brokerage firms who fail to complete cash settlement in time. On Sunday, Nepse suspended four brokerage f...  [more...]
The stock market saw greater fluctuations in the week — July 20 to 24 — hinting towards the possibility of the market stabilising after hefty gains in recent weeks. ...  [more...]
The country’s only secondary market set another record this week.Average daily turnover at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), had been hovering at around Rs 400 million in Fisca...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) recorded the highest ever single-day transaction of Rs 1.2 billion on Monday. The surge in the market turnover has been attributed to improved inv...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) jumped 29.08 points to 1,074.97 points on Sunday, a day after the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) unveiled the monetary policy for fiscal year 2014-15. The m...  [more...]
Hitting a 70-month high, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) breached the four-digit mark to settle at 1,014.67 points today. The benchmark index was this high back on September 11, 2008...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) crossed the 1,000-point mark for the first time in six years on Tuesday. The country’s sole share market sizzled with the Nepse index making ...  [more...]
Nepal Telecom (NT) is providing 46 percent cash dividend to its shareholders from the profit that the state-owned telecom operator generated in fiscal year 2012/13. The benefit is...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Monday rallied to a six-year high, marching towards the 1,000-point mark. The benchmark index, which had last breached the 1,000-point mark on July ...  [more...]
As the government prepares to unveil budget for the next fiscal year, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index is rising by leaps and bounds. The benchmark index rose by 13.49 point...  [more...]
The domestic stock market index sailed past the 950-point mark today to close at over a 68-month high, as shares of insurance companies booked heavy profits. The benchmark index, ...  [more...]
Initial profit-booking could not dampen the market rally as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surged by 9.81 points or 1.06 per cent week-on-week to rest at 936.31 points, fro...  [more...]
Initial profit-booking could not dampen the market rally as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surged by 9.81 points or 1.06 per cent week-on-week to rest at 936.31 points, fro...  [more...]
The bull run continued for yet another week at the stock market with Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index registering a gain of 21.89 points or 2.41 per cent over the previous week&r...  [more...]
With the sharp rise in banking group sub-index, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index has continued the double-digit gains for the second consecutive day in the week. The benchmark i...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange posted a double-digit growth of 21.4 points last week to close at 904.61 points. This is the first time in the last 68 months the benchmark index surged past t...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), which has been on a bull run since the Second Constituent Assembly election on November 19, has now inched towards 900-point mark. The benchmark inde...  [more...]
Transactions at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) have more than doubled in the first 10 months of the fiscal year compared to the figures for the whole last fiscal year. The secondary...  [more...]
Most of the indices rallied through the week — May 25 to 29 — which resulted in the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse)’s index surging by 14.51 points or 1.70 per cent ...  [more...]
The capital market continued to grow last week, driven by increased investors’ optimism. The benchmark index posted an impressive 26.05 points to close at 865.76 points last...  [more...]
Sunrise Bank Limited’s sixth annual general meeting has approved 11 percent bonus shares to its shareholders. The meeting also unanimously elected Deepak Prasad Bhattrai and ...  [more...]
The stock market surpassed 860 points today, as investors drawn by the ongoing rally fuelled share prices. Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse)’s index surged by 14.72 points or 1.73...  [more...]
Against the popular adage ´Sell in May and go away´, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) -- the country´s only bourse-has taken a bullish trend on the first week of the ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index went up 4.58 points this week to close at 824 points on Wednesday-the last trading day of the week. This is the second straight weekly gains in t...  [more...]
The stock price of Global IME Bank shares jumped by 10 per cent on the first day of trading since its merger with Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal. The shares of merged Global IME Ban...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) surged 11.97 points last week to close at 821.18 points.The secondary market, which opened at 809.21 points on Sunday, fell marginally on Monday, befor...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has gone into rush mode to install a fully automated stock trading system. It has invited expressions of interest (EoI) to hire a consultant to i...  [more...]
Laxmi Bank has declared a 15 percent bonus shares and a 25 percent rights shares. The bank’s 13th AGM also decided to increase the authorised capital to Rs 3 billion. Meanwhi...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week inched 6.84 points up. The market, which opened at 769.14 points on Monday fell 13.47 points on Tuesday.   Stockbrokers said the...  [more...]
The Hydroelectricity Investment and Development Company Limited (HIDCL) has proposed to distribute 5 percent cash dividend to its shareholders form the earnings it made over the pa...  [more...]
The minimalistic regulations regarding the Initial Public Offering (IPO) management keep stirring up confusions in the capital market and this time lack of functional clarity might...  [more...]
The stock market rally decelerated despite encouraging political cues as investors booked profit on insurance stocks this week — February 23 to 26. The benchmark index inche...  [more...]
The positive political cue helped push the stock index to a new high while investors grabbed insurance stocks this week — February 16 to 20. The benchmark index climbed 19.7...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) gained 8.11 points on Thursday to close at five-year high of 822.67 points. Nepse had reached 832.59 points on November 6, 2008, before being caught i...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed to five years and three months high of 814.56 points on Tuesday. After normal fluctuations over the past two months, the benchmark index...  [more...]
Talks held between officials of Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), stock brokers and Nirmal Pradhan on resuming trading of shares belonging to Pradhan, Nepal Bangladesh Bank (NBB) and S...  [more...]
The Stockbrokers Association of Nepal (SBAN) will stop trading shares of National Hydropower Company, a venture of NB Group, citing it has failed to appoint a share registrar. I...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) slipped below 800 points on Tuesday on fear over disagreement on power sharing between the two largest political parties—Nepal Congress and C...  [more...]
The stock market has responded positively to the election of Sushil Koirala, president of Nepali Congress, as the new prime minister, as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index cros...  [more...]
Ridi Hydropower Development Company (RHDC) is floating 1.17 million units of primary shares with face value of Rs 100 each from February 16. The company had received the go-ahead ...  [more...]
The benchmark index shook off its losing streak after three long weeks as hydropower stocks dominated trading in the market this week — February 2 to 6. On the week’...  [more...]
With the series of merger rumours recently pushing up the share prices of a few listed companies, the stock exchange has cautioned listed firms to maintain secrecy while holding ta...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has begun upgrading its share trading system to facilitate growth and development of the securities markets by installing a complete automation pla...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has been seeing steady growth in daily turnover over the past six months. Average daily turnover at the country´s only bourse has been hover...  [more...]
A total of eight companies are waiting for the nod of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to go public. Among them, two are hydropower companies, three development banks and one ...  [more...]
Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal Limited has offered 2 percent bonus shares to its shareholders from the net profit it earned in the last fiscal year 2069/70. The 117th BOD meeting of...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) plans to give a separate window from its stock trading software to persuade institutions to step forward and act as market makers. Marker makers b...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) slid 8.57 points to close at 786.45 points last week. The secondary market that opened at 795.01 points on Sunday fell the three consecutive days u...  [more...]
The bull run in the market has resumed its rally on expectations of a stock price surge with the end of another political deadlock this week — January 12 to 16. The benchmar...  [more...]
Mega Bank declared a 9 percent cash dividend to its shareholders at its third annual general meeting on Monday. The bank said in a statement it generated a net profit of Rs 170.7 m...  [more...]
Stock prices started rearing up as investors tried to take advantage of the ongoing lowered prices this week — January 5 to 9.The benchmark index rose by 9.12 points, that is...  [more...]
The Initial Public Offering of Century Commercial Bank opened today amidst encouraging response from the public.The 31st commercial bank in Nepal is offering 9.2 million units of o...  [more...]
Sunrise Bank Limited has proposed 11 percent bonus shares from the net profit it posted in the last fiscal year 2069/70. The propose dividend is, however, subject to the approval...  [more...]
Civil Bank has declared a 5.75 percent cash dividend to its shareholders. The bank said in a statement its operating profit stood at Rs 121.32 million for the fiscal year 2012-13. ...  [more...]
Clean Energy Development Bank announced a 5.5 percent cash dividend and a 5 percent stock dividend to its shareholders during its seventh annual general meeting held on Wednesday. ...  [more...]
Siddhartha Investment Growth Scheme I has decided to distribute 4.5 per cent cash dividend to mutual fund unit holders. A unit holder of the scheme will get Rs 0.45 as dividend. Th...  [more...]
MYAGDI: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has given permission to Nil Giri Bikas Bank to provide 14 per cent dividend to its shareholders. The approved 14 per cent dividend will be provided...  [more...]
The stock trading from outside the valley barely accounts for 2 percent of the total turnover, with the transaction in those places registered with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse)...  [more...]
The failure of share prices to pick itself up made investors a bit wary causing the transaction volume at the stock exchange to decline this week —December 29 to January 2. ...  [more...]
Himalayan Bank Ltd has announced a 15 percent dividend -- 5 percent as bonus shares and 10 percent as cash dividend -- to its shareholders from profits of Fiscal Year 2012/13.A mee...  [more...]
Despite the retreating stock index, transaction volume stayed above Rs two billion for the third consecutive week, while share prices headed towards correction this week — De...  [more...]
The primary market will be seeing one of the last large public issues worth Rs 920 million within the next one month. The capital market regulator — Securities Board of Nepa...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed record high single-week transaction, realising Rs 2.10 billion in just four trading days. Stockbrokers said despite an expectation of price c...  [more...]
Nepal’s only credit rating agency — ICRA Nepal — has assigned Century Commercial Bank’s proposed Initial Public Offering a rating of below-average. The bank...  [more...]
Continuing its bullish trend, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) shot up 35.62 points on Wednesday to close at 806.82 points, the highest in the last five years. Earlier, the marke...  [more...]
The stock market hit its five-year high of 771.2 points on Monday, posting a single-day gain of 37.95 points. The figure was not seen since November 19, 2008, when the benchmark in...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index logged double-digit gain of 19.33 points on Sunday, the first day of the trading week, to close at 729.05 points.Stock market analyst Rabindra Bh...  [more...]
The stock index rose despite the heavy profit booking by investors on increased share prices this week — December 8 to 12. The index gained 6.5 points — one per cent &...  [more...]
Shares of Kist Bank worth half a million rupees were traded on the stock market today—the first trading day since the transactions were suspended ten months ago. Kist Bank&r...  [more...]
A meeting of board of directors of Global IME Bank held on Tuesday decided to provide 15 percent bonus share to its shareholders. The meeting also announced the bank´s annua...  [more...]
Those with less funds to invest picking up such shares.As investors are fishing for cheap stocks to invest in during the ongoing bull-run, share prices of some two dozen listed com...  [more...]
Standard Chartered Bank Nepal has proposed 50 percent dividend – 10 percent bonus shares and 40 percent cash to its shareholders from the profit it earned in the last fiscal ...  [more...]
The second annual general meeting of Triveni Bikash Bank held on Friday decided to distribute 20 percent bonus shares to its shareholders. According to a press statement, the bank ...  [more...]
The Nepse slipped 8.76 points on Monday after two days of heady growth in the wake of the euphoria of the Constituent Assembly polls. Despite the drop in the index, the market turn...  [more...]
The Constituent Assembly (CA) election had a positive impact on the stock market, with the Nepal Stock Exchange index gaining a whopping 33.88 points within a single trading day to...  [more...]
Buoyed by the hope of political stability and expectations of a democratic leadership in the government, investors pumped the Nepse index up by 5.6 per cent. Last week saw only on...  [more...]
The Nepse soared 33.88 points on Thursday reflecting a buoyant public mood on the first day of trading after the Constituent Assembly (CA) election. The index made an impressive ga...  [more...]
The domestic stock index surged past 600 points this week —November 10 to 14—as the nearing election and attractive first quarter financial results boosted investors&rs...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index remained almost static in the two days after the Tihar Festival. Nepse index opened at 579.41 on Wednesday and the index closed on Thursday w...  [more...]
The 19th annual general meeting of Bank of Kathmandu (BoK) held on Monday decided to provide its shareholders 14 percent bonus shares and 0.73 percentbonus shares. The bank earne...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has halted share trading of eight listed companies after they failed to clear the licence renewal fee on time.The companies are Bottlers Nepal (Tara...  [more...]
"Investors are expecting a good return on investment from the companies that performed well last fiscal" With the much-awaited Contituent Assembly election getting close...  [more...]
Primary share investors of Sana Kisan Bikas Bank’s ordinary shares gained six times the original investment while Rural Microfinance Development Center (RMDC)’s share p...  [more...]
The stock market index has crossed 551 points once again, thanks to the rising share prices of commercial banks and Nepal Telecom. The benchmark index recorded a gain of more than...  [more...]
The stock exchange this week — September 29 to October 3 — witnessed more than 45.6 million units of ordinary shares getting listed, while the market remained almost st...  [more...]
Despite the attractive dividend announcements, lack of bonus shares dampened investor confidence and share prices failed to increase. This year, the dividend offering has risen in...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL) has allotted its rights shares that were auctioned a week back. The bank has allotted 2.49 million units of shares to 40 applicants who bid for the shares at a...  [more...]
The approaching Dashain and less than expected dividend declaration has affected the share market turnover as stock prices started to dip this week —September 22 to 26. The ...  [more...]
The Nepali share market will soon see the entry of another hydropower company as Ridi Hydropower is offering shares to the locals in the run up to the Initial Public Offering (IPO)...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL)’s auction of its unsold rights shares got oversubscribed by three and a half times.The bank got 1100 bids for the unsubscribed 2.49 million units of righ...  [more...]
As a step towards making its trading system fully automated, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has asked Yomari Incorporated to undertake a detailed study on whether to upgrade or repla...  [more...]
Transaction volume at Nepse dipped, while the benchmark index remained static as investors stayed away from stocks this week — September 14 to 19. The Nepse index retreated ...  [more...]
Sixteen companies have applied for approval from the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) for initial public offering (IPO) worth combined Rs 1.56 billion. Of the 16 companies, 11 ap...  [more...]
The dividend announcements seem to have buoyed investors as the market reacted positively to the string of dividends declared this week — September 8 to 12. The index gained...  [more...]
The stock market could not sustain the previous week’s gain as investors tried to book profit on earlier gains this week — September 1 to 6. The benchmark index slumpe...  [more...]
After posting handsome profits in the last fiscal year, it’s dividend announcement time for companies listed on the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse). The companies announce divid...  [more...]
As investors are flocking for shares with expectations of dividends from the listed companies, the transaction volume went up along with the rising index this week — August 2...  [more...]
Shareholders of Mega Bank Nepal might start trading their shares at the stock exchange after a week. Mega Bank will list its shares at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) early next week...  [more...]
Investors scrambling for shares in anticipation of generous dividend payouts have pushed the stock index past 550 points to a six-month high. The season of dividend declarations pu...  [more...]
Ten companies controlled 55 percent of the total stock market transaction in the last fiscal year. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed transaction worth Rs 22.14 billion in...  [more...]
To attract new investors to the capital market, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is moving forward with the plan to introduce online trading system and new investment instruments. &ld...  [more...]
Expectations of a positive political development brought back some cheer to the capital market this week — August 18 to 21 — after a couple of sluggish weeks. The bench...  [more...]
The cheerful fourth quarter financial report of financial institutions also failed to bring optimism in the market as share prices continued to slump this week — August 11 to...  [more...]
Two microfinance banks — Sana Kisan Bikas Bank and Rural Microfinance Development Center (RMDC) — have allotted shares to the public. Sana Kisan Bikas Bank has allotte...  [more...]
 Despite a general consensus regarding the need for the capital market to list more real sector companies, existing ones rarely see the trading floor except for a few regular ...  [more...]
Profit booking by investors based on the bull run of the last couple of weeks drove stock prices down this week — August 3 to 8. The benchmark index declined by 4.2 points, ...  [more...]
Stock investors raked in 20 per cent returns last year, while prevalent interest rates could not even compensate for inflation and gold price has regressed. Share prices have appr...  [more...]
The share market is back to a bullish trend, as the favourable fourth quarter reports pushed stock index towards new heights this week — July 28 to August 1. The benchmark i...  [more...]
In the last fiscal year, bullish share prices caused the average transaction volume to surpass the average turnover achieved during the peak year of 2008-09. The average daily tur...  [more...]
The Securities Research Center and Services (SRCS) has published a book entitled ´Basic Analysis of Share´. The book authored by share analyst Rabindra Bhattarai has a...  [more...]
The first week — July 14 to 18 — of the new fiscal year saw the stock market pushing for new heights, boosting investor confidence. The full budget which was announced...  [more...]
The stock market index swished past 520 points today, as investors with loads of cash went on a buying spree. “The beginning of the fiscal year, which has flushed investors ...  [more...]
More than half a dozen financial institutions are relieved as the central bank has extended the obligatory period for them to issue shares to the public. From now on, financial in...  [more...]
The capital market started the new fiscal year on a dismal note. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plunged 8.97 points to close at 509.3 points on Tuesday, the first trading d...  [more...]
Mega Bank Nepal has allotted its ordinary shares to the public.The bank distributed 6.99 million units of ordinary shares to 144,456 subscribers today. Following the allotment, Meg...  [more...]
 The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) jumped 12.09 points to close week at 506.53 points on Thursday. This is the first time in five weeks that Nepse has crossed the 500-point mar...  [more...]
The rights issue of Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL) got successfully subscribed following a two week extension.NBL, that had launched its rights issue on May 23 for shareholders, was supposed...  [more...]
Trading of shares of 45 banks and financial institutions in the process of merger worth Rs 33.40 billion have been stopped for a long time. The amount is 6.73 percent of the total ...  [more...]
Primary share investors had a lot to choose from as the number of primary issues offered this year was three times more than the initial offerings in last fiscal year. The capital...  [more...]
The market seems to have hit a snooze mode once again as share prices remained almost static this week — June 30 to July 3. The benchmark index slumped by 1.93 points while t...  [more...]
The capital market was injected with new energy this week — June 23 to 27 — due to signals that the central bank would jack up the minimum paid up capital requirement i...  [more...]
As investible funds were claimed by primary issues, the secondary market continued with its lustreless performance this week — June 16 to 20. The Nepse index slumped by 5.81...  [more...]
The stock index retreated below 490 points as the market was hit by demand crunch. The Nepse index rested at 489.98 points, following a decline of 1.03 points today. It had plunged...  [more...]
At least seven brokerage companies were barred from securities trading on Monday after they failed to settle the dues within the timeframe stipulated by Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Excha-nge (Nepse) slipped 3.09 points last week. The secondary market, which opened at 497.44 points on Sunday, closed at 494.36 points on Thursday. The benchmark index...  [more...]
The ongoing political uncertainty overshadowed the stock market as the market index could not rise above 500 points this week — June 2 to 6. “Investors are assessing t...  [more...]
Mega Bank Nepal’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) has been oversubscribed by 15 times the size of the offering. “The IPO received applications for shares worth around Rs...  [more...]
The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has suggested that the government replace the capital gain tax with transactions tax, waive income tax on dividends from mutual funds and waiv...  [more...]
Investor confidence in stocks seems to have been restored as the market index stayed above 500 points this week — March 26 to 30. The Nepse index gained 3.18 points as the s...  [more...]
The average daily turnover of the stock market has more than doubled in the current fiscal year following the entry of mutual funds and attractive public offerings. The average da...  [more...]
Century Commercial Bank has appointed Citizen Investment Trust, Nabil Investment, Growmore Merchant, Civil Capital and CNM Merchant as sales and issue managers for its initial publ...  [more...]
The exciting profits generated by companies in the third quarter of the current fiscal year failed to inspire investors to buy shares this week — March 18 to 23. The stock m...  [more...]
The government is considering allowing foreigners and non-resident Nepalis (NRNs) to invest in the stock market. The proposed Foreign Investment Policy 2013 drafted by the Ministr...  [more...]
Mega Bank Nepal — the 29th commercial bank — will hold its Initial Public Offering (IPO) from June 2. The bank will be issuing ordinary shares worth Rs 699 million at ...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL)’s rights issue opened from today. Existing shareholders of the bank can subscribe for the rights shares of Nepal’s oldest commercial bank. To incre...  [more...]
The domestic stock market index surpassed 500-point mark on Tuesday with banking and insurance sectors underpinning the advance. Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index advanced by 2.7...  [more...]
The gain made by the Nepse index in the last trading day has been wiped out as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) had to cancel out the discrepancies in trading held on Thursday. The st...  [more...]
The stock market last week bounced back to around 500 points after a brief slowdown due to fear of overflooding of promoter shares. The capital market regulator’s assurance ...  [more...]
The stock index headed towards 500 points as investors regained confidence in the market due to the assuring third quarter financials. The stock index surged to 499.99 points, tod...  [more...]
 Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has suspended share trading of Global IME Bank following the bank’s plan to acquire Social Development Bank. Global IME Bank and Social De...  [more...]
The fear that investors had regarding the market being flooded with promoter shares is apparently baseless as the amount of promoter shares traded at the stock exchange in the last...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) slipped 1.71 points last week to close at 486.24 on Thursday. The market had opened at 487.95 on Sunday. The benchmark index opened the week with ...  [more...]
Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal Ltd (CTBNL) has listed 20 million units of shares for trading at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse). The bank that had conducted its Initial Public Offering ...  [more...]
Sanima Mai Hydropower will float primary shares to locals of Ilam district from May 12.“The company has separated 1,055,000 units of shares at a face value of Rs 100 per unit...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Limited (NBL), a state-controlled commercial bank, is issuing 36,196,174 units of rights shares to its shareholders. Issuing a press statement on Sunday, the bank said ...  [more...]
For the first time in six months, the stock market plunged below the 500-point mark last week.Continuing the downward spiral since the beginning of the New Year, the Nepal Stock Ex...  [more...]
The stock index retreated below 500 points as fear of more shares flooding the market overwhelmed investor sentiment, today. The index slumped by 7.82 points to 492, today, sendin...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell to four-and-half-month low on Tuesday, as investors started raising money to purchase rights shares of Nepal Bank Limited and investment...  [more...]
Central bank has rejected Supreme Development Bank’s dividend proposal.The class ‘B’ financial institution had proposed a cash dividend of 10 per cent and stock d...  [more...]
Salt Trading Corporation (STC) will distribute 25 per cent dividend to its shareholders.The annual general meeting of the government promoted trading corporation approved distribut...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) dropped 5.33 points last week to settle at 508.32 points on Thursday from Sunday’s 513.65 points. The market started the week with a loss of 7.7...  [more...]
Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has approved the issuance of rights shares of Nepal Bank."We are planning to issue rights shares worth Rs 3.61 billion by mid-May," said...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) fell 2.36 points last week. The secondary market which opened at 521.39 points on Monday, the first day of trading, closed at 519.03 points on Thursday...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) started a new year on a weak note with the benchmark index falling by 1.99 points on the first trading day of Nepali New Year. The stock index dropped ...  [more...]
The proposed primary share issue of Sanima Mai Hydropower is going to increase the hydropower sub-group's — among the nine sub-groups in the stock exchange — strength a...  [more...]
Investors experienced almost a yearlong bullish streak following three long years of a bearish trend as the stock market index surged by 63.5 per cent in the year 2069 BS. The sec...  [more...]
Investors betted on shares on expectations of an improved economy following the budget announcement, pushing the Nepse index up by 4.35 points today. Back on November 20, the Neps...  [more...]
The domestic capital market will not have a market maker any time soon. Citizens Investment Trust (CIT) that was deputed by the Finance Ministry and Securities Board of Nepal (Sebo...  [more...]
Since investors are lying low for the market to become a bit more positive, transaction volume at the stock exchange went down this week — March 24 to 28. Investors are not ...  [more...]
NLG Insurance Company’s initial public offering (IPO) worth Rs 67.5 million opened today. The non life insurance firm has offered its ordinary shares at face value of Rs 100...  [more...]
NB Group can now sell its shares in Nepal Bangladesh Bank to Bangladesh-based IFIC Bank, one of the biggest stakeholders in the bank, as it has formally received permission to do s...  [more...]
Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal has allotted six million units of its ordinary shares to the public today.Some 70,850 applicants have applied for over 68.24 million units of shares. ...  [more...]
A plunge in Nepal Telecom’s share price following its book closure further dampened the performance of the stock market this week — March 17 to 21. The share price of ...  [more...]
The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon), the securities market regulator, is mulling over allowing Lotus Investment Finance, a category ´C´ financial institution, to retu...  [more...]
The stock market has not reacted positively to the formation of a new government. The index shed 13.19 points on the first trading day of the week after an election government was...  [more...]
Gorkha based Manaslu Bikas Bank has appointed Growmore Merchant as issue and sale manager to manage the bank’s initial public offering (IPO) of 350,000 units of ordinary shar...  [more...]
The end of the political deadlock drove the stock market up this week — March 11 to 14.The Nepse index increased by 9.38 points, as the formation of a new election government...  [more...]
The domestic stock market index, which had shot to near a 40-month high in early trading hours following the formation of an election government, shed all gains as fringe parties o...  [more...]
Share prices remained passive due to the prolonged political deadlock this week — March 3 to 7. The Nepse index declined by 3.45 points as investor confidence dipped due to...  [more...]
Investors might soon be able to place trading orders through mobile phones and the internet, as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is planning to replace the existing trading system. Ne...  [more...]
Primary investors of Civil Bank’s ordinary shares gained 70 per cent on the very first trading day at the stock exchange. The share price of Civil Bank that had opened at Rs...  [more...]
Share prices kept fluctuating as investor sentiment wobbled along with the fluid political situation this week — February 24 to 28. The Nepse benchmark index declined by 1.55...  [more...]
Pokhara-based Shangri-la Development Bank has proposed to give away 11 percent cash dividend from the profit generated in the fiscal year 2011/12, says a statement issued by the ba...  [more...]
The initial public offering (IPO) of Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal was oversubscribed 11.36 times. The Rs 600-million IPO, which opened from Sunday through Thursday, attracted bids...  [more...]
Failing to sustain the gains recorded on the first trading day, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) closed the week at 543.89 points — down 11.83 points. The news about the pos...  [more...]
Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal (CTBN)’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) closed today after receiving an overwhelming response. “According to preliminary reports, we can as...  [more...]
Civil Bank and Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) have signed an agreement to list 20 million units of shares with a face value of Rs 100 per unit at the stock exchange. A memorandum of ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lost 1.76 percent, or 9.64 points, to close at 539.28 points on Wednesday due to uncertainty over formation of new government. The benchmark ind...  [more...]
Better returns being offered by hotel stocks have lately made them a regularly traded scrip at the stock exchange, though the tourist arrivals has started slowing down recently tha...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) imposed circuit breaker thrice on Sunday as the benchmark index surged dramatically amid news about the possible change of the government. The tra...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surged by 15.43 points last week with the political parties appearing to have reached an understanding on forming a chief justice-led governm...  [more...]
Stock market responded positively on Tuesday to news of a possible new government under a neutral candidate, with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surging by 18.15 points. It...  [more...]
The number of Group ´A´ companies listed on the domestic stock market fell for the first time in the last 17 years as mergers among financial institutions started picki...  [more...]
Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal (CTBN) will issue six million units of ordinary shares worth Rs 600 million at a face value of Rs 100 per unit from February 17 to February 21. Of the...  [more...]
The market witnessed huge share transactions of Nepal Bangladesh (NB) Bank last week due to news of a change in its promoters. Central bank has given a green signal to a Banglades...  [more...]
With the stock market beginning to recover from its worst beating in recent history, an earlier plan to create a market maker seems to have lost its urgency. The Citizen Investment...  [more...]
Share prices of most of the listed companies witnessed a loss this week, including key players like banks and financial institutions, and hydropower companies, to pull the benchmar...  [more...]
The share market’s poor performance continued as the index closed at 510.88 points today — the last day of January — from the 530.79 points registered at the begi...  [more...]
Reliance Finance Limited and Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) have signed an agreement to list two million ordinary shares of Reliance Finance with face value of Rs 100 on Nepal Stock ...  [more...]
Investors are switching over to a wait-and-watch mode as the stock market index continued its slide this week — January 20 to 24. The benchmark index slumped 6.6 points as o...  [more...]
Gurkha Development Bank on Thursday issued a 35-day notice to potential buyers of its promoter shares in a bid to reduce the stake of its original promoters. The move follows a tak...  [more...]
Despite dividends being a pivotal factor in stock price movements, the amount of unclaimed dividends has piled up with companies. The amount not claimed by investors is almost 16 ...  [more...]
Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal (CTBN) that is preparing to float initial public offering (IPO) of 6,00,000 unit worth Rs 600 million has brought ‘CTBN IPO Account’ target...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) posted its first double-digit decline in seven months, losing 12.55 points on Sunday. The benchmark index settled at 508.36 points at the end of th...  [more...]
The plunge in share prices of hydropower companies and banks have pushed the stock market index further south this week — January 13 to 17. The plunge in the two most import...  [more...]
It was a week of technical glitches, low turnover, less share transaction at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), with the benchmark index losing 2.85 points. The capital market was on de...  [more...]
Sunrise Bank is extending cash dividend equivalent to 5.26 percent of the paid-up capital to its shareholders. The bank took a formal decision in this regard on Thursday during its...  [more...]
Despite a scanty presence in the stock market, stocks of active real sector companies are not only bullish but are also giving out attractive dividends to shareholders. This year ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), the domestic stock market, which ended 2012 on a high note, could not sustain the rally of the last few weeks this week, as profit booking caused shar...  [more...]
The bull run in stock market has stimulated portfolio management services offered by merchant bankers. Anyone who wants to cash in on the ups and downs of the share market but doe...  [more...]
An ´apocalyptic´ 2012 turned out to be one of the best years for Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), as the benchmark index surged by 218.13 points, or 69 percent, to end at ...  [more...]
The share market has finally become successful in freeing itself from the clutches of a bearish claw in 2012. However, it seems to be dependent on political movements instead of ec...  [more...]
The benchmark index continued to rally as banks reclaimed their dominance over the stock market this week — December 23 to 27. The Nepse index jumped up 23.04 points in the ...  [more...]
The 20th annual general meeting of Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) on Thursday approved 15 per cent bonus shares and 13.421 per cent cash dividend on its paid up capital. On behalf of the...  [more...]
The raging bull at the stock market has pushed the benchmark index to a three-year high as it continues its journey north, reaching 536.51 points today. The index had surged past ...  [more...]
The stock price of Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) shot past the ceiling set by the stock market operator and rose by 14 percent by the time the market closed on Monday due to ´tech...  [more...]
Mahalaxmi Finance Ltd (MFL)’s 16th AGM approved to distribute 8.42 per cent cash dividend from the profit of last fiscal year on Sunday. The chairman of the company’s b...  [more...]
The capital market skyrocketed to a three-year high, fuelled by expectations of a positive political development this week — December 16 to 20. The benchmark index jumped 20...  [more...]
The board meeting of Bank of Asia Nepal (BoAN) on Thursday has agreed to distribute 7.50 cash dividend to its shareholders from the bank’s net profit of fiscal year 2011-12, ...  [more...]
Prime Commercial Bank has offered 7.58 per cent cash dividend and four per cent bonus shares to investors. The fifth annual general meeting (AGM) of the bank, held on Tuesday, offe...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) shares were traded for the first time in the secondary market on Sunday since being re-listed last week. As many as 11,000 units of NBL shares , owned by N...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) rose to a 34-month high to 509.03 points on Sunday with the return of the investors from initial public offering (IPO) of Civil Bank and news about the...  [more...]
As investors diverted capital to primary market transaction, secondary market plunged by 33 per cent. Civil Bank’s Initial Public Offering worth Rs 800 million was oversubsc...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) shed 9.66 points, or 1.94 percent, on Sunday as chances of striking a deal on formation of a national consensus government dimmed, dampening investor c...  [more...]
Shares of Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) could not be traded on the stock market on Sunday due to lack of investors who wanted to sell the stocks of the state-controlled bank. Trading o...  [more...]
Commercial banks saved the market from plunging further, as the market went through bipolar swings this week –– December 2 to 6. The benchmark index surged by 8.67 poi...  [more...]
Lumbini Finance and Leasing Company is extending 10 percent bonus share and 16.32 percent cash dividend to its shareholders from the profit made in the last fiscal year. The decisi...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Limited has appointed Citizens Investment Trust (CIT) as its issue manager for the launch of rights shares. An agreement to this effect was signed between Maheshwor Lal ...  [more...]
CDS and Clearing Ltd (CDSC) is gearing up to start the electronic clearance of traded shares by mid-January. CDSC, which is at present undertaking manual clearing and settlement, ...  [more...]
Stocks of Nepal Bank Limited were re-listed on Nepal Stock Exchange on Sunday, almost a decade after being taken off the market. They are scheduled for trading in the secondary mar...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) posted loss for the third day in a row. On Wednesday, the Nepse index shed 0.33 points to close at 492.83 points. The market, which was heading ne...  [more...]
Nepal Investment Bank Ltd (NIBL) has proposed five per cent cash and 25 per cent stock dividend from the profit of fiscal year 2011-12, subject to approval by Nepal Rastra Bank. Th...  [more...]
Civil Bank said that it will float primary shares to the public on December 10.“The bank, which is on the verge of issuing shares to the general public, has been organising i...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Limited, which is currently implementing its recapitalization plan, will issue rights shares to its shareholders within mid-January, according to the bank´s coordi...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) continued its rise last week with the share market index posting a growth of 4.27 points. After two and a half years, the country’s secondary...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index, which had shot past 500-point mark for the first time in over 30 months on Tuesday, ended slightly lower on Wednesday, as selling pressure erode...  [more...]
CDS and Clearing Ltd (CDSC) has got authority to dematerialise 57.7 million unit shares so far from four listed companies.CDSC signed an agreement with Bank of Kathmandu (BoK), tod...  [more...]
Due to the better financial results of commercial banks, their share prices do not seem to be overblown based on their Price-to-Earning Ratio (P/E Ratio) in the first quarter. The...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) recorded a two-and-half-year high on Tuesday with the benchmark index crossing 500 points. The last time the stock market had risen to this level was o...  [more...]
Nepse index up 10pc in last three weeks The rallying stock prices between Dashain and Tihar holidays have propelled the Nepse index up by 10 per cent in the last three weeks. The...  [more...]
International Development Bank (IDB) has allotted its ordinary shares. The ‘B’ class bank had held an Initial Public Offering, managed by NCM Merchant Banking and Citiz...  [more...]
Prabhu Finance’s annual general meeting (AGM) has approved 17 per cent bonus share distribution from its profits to shareholders. The finance company earned Rs 95.4 million a...  [more...]
Subhalaxmi Finance Ltd (SFL)’s annual general meeting (AGM) has approved the distribution of 5.75 per cent cash dividend to shareholders. The AGM also elected Achyut Ballab...  [more...]
The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has formed a committee under the coordination of its board member Dilliraj Ghimire to recommend the steps to be taken after the underwriter re...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has said the relisting of Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) shares on the secondary market will take place right after Tihar. NBL has sent a letter to Nepse...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) kept its upward momentum last week, with the benchmark index gaining a whopping 30.42 points. The market settled at 482.51 points on Thursday from ...  [more...]
Nepal Rastra Bank ( NRB ) has said that the money paid by subscribers for shares of Lotus Finance during its initial public offering (IPO) should be returned. After the IPO was und...  [more...]
The Nepal Rastra Bank ( NRB ) on Thursday gave approval in principle to the sales of the Nepali promoters’ shares in the Nepal Bangladesh Bank (NBB) to Bangladeshi promoter I...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange continued its upward momentum post Dashain, inching 0.15 points up to close the week at 447.99 points on Thursday. The market had opened at 447.84 points o...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) crossed 450-point mark to hit 451.43 points for the first time in over two years on Wednesday, as investor confidence that started growing since the op...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) posted a double digit growth of 11.13 points as the trading resumed on Tuesday after the 12-day Dashain break. The Nepse index which opened at 436....  [more...]
The value of shares with investors has appreciated by more than one third of its value in the last six months due to a surge in stock market capitalisation. Nepal Stock Exchange (...  [more...]
The capital market ended the first quarter of current fiscal year, achieving moderate growth. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) remained firm, with the benchmark index gaining 42.38...  [more...]
Shares of newly listed companies are hardly traded as investors are not eager to sell shares immediately after listing. Among the six companies that were listed at Nepal Stock Exch...  [more...]
Nabil Bank Limited conducted its 28th Annual General Meeting on Wednesday. The meet approved 60 percent dividend, including 40 percent cash dividend and 20 percent bonus shares. ...  [more...]
This year too, 30 listed companies have failed to pay their annual listing renewal fee at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) for this fiscal year. The companies suspended today include ...  [more...]
The board of directors of Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has formed a taskforce to formulate a strategy on divestment of shares held by the government in the stock exchange, so as to...  [more...]
While the market index stayed motionless during the week –– October 7 to 11 –– three new companies were listed at the stock exchange. Shares of Metro Devel...  [more...]
Cheering investors ahead of Dasahin, commercial banks have started declaring cash dividends and bonus shares. So far, a dozen commercial banks have declared dividends, with Standar...  [more...]
As the first quarter of the fiscal year nears end, the capital market continues to remain firm over 420-point mark. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week closed at 424.44 poi...  [more...]
Even though dividend declarations this year are relatively low, investors could be compensated by bullish stock prices. Despite earning hefty profits last fiscal year, the already ...  [more...]
Sindhu Bikash Bank has announced its plans to issue 490,000 units of ordinary shares with a face value of Rs 100. The bank has appointed Growmore Merchant Bank as issue and sales m...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) closed the week at 445.70 points, gaining 0.52 points from the opening day’s 415.18 points. Good performance and dividend declaration of the...  [more...]
Less than half listed companies have paid annual listing renewal fees at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) for this fiscal year. Though there are roughly three more weeks for the deadli...  [more...]
The expectation of dividends has driven a majority of investors to purchase shares which has led to the benchmark index sustaining at above 420 points throughout the week –&n...  [more...]
Everest Bank Limited (EBL) has announced 30 percent bonus shares to its shareholders. A board meeting held on Thursday made this announcement which is subject to approval of Nepal ...  [more...]
The primary market seems to have warmed up right from the beginning of the fiscal year inspired by the secondary market’s rally. In the first two months of fiscal year 2012-...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) suspended the trading of shares belonging to Everest Insurance today after the non-life insurance company threatened to shut down its operations. Any ...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange continued to remain firm over 400 points mark, with the benchmark index closing the week at 408.44 points — down 3.43 points. The sensitive index tha...  [more...]
After a decade long absence, the shares of the Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) are likely to make a return to the stock market, soon. The NBL is making final preparation to enlist its s...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange continued to remain firm over 400 points mark, with the benchmark index closing the week at 408.44 points — down 3.43 points. The sensitive index tha...  [more...]
Global IME Bank proposed 13 per cent dividend from the net profit of Rs 350.21 million of last fiscal year. It decided to give 10 per cent cash and three per cent stock dividend. I...  [more...]
The season of large initial public offerings (IPO) has begun with four commercial banks -- Civil Bank, Commerz and Trust Bank, Mega Bank Nepal and Century Commercial Bank -- set to...  [more...]
The rising share price of Nepal Telecom (NT) has brought the sensation back to the stock market which was lifelessly dragging on in the last couple of weeks. This week –&nda...  [more...]
After a few weeks of stagnation, the capital market has posted a moderate growth. The benchmark index at the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) rose 8.65 points to close the week at 405....  [more...]
Despite doubts regarding the viability of another stock exchange, the capital market regulator is pushing for another stock exchange after Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) failed to ge...  [more...]
Agricultural Development Bank Nepal (ADBN), which made a net profit of Rs 1.86 billion to top the list in the last fiscal year, has planned to issue dividends to its shareholders. ...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) remained firmly stable throughout the week, with the benchmark index posting a growth of 1.85 points to settle at 397.54 points on Thursday. Stake...  [more...]
Despite the fact that most listed companies earned more profits last fiscal year according to published financials, stock investors do not appear to be impressed this week –&...  [more...]
Contrary to stakeholders’ expectation that the market would surge following the strong financial results of commercial banks, the Nepal Stock Exchange lost 0.94 points to clo...  [more...]
Pathibhara Development Bank is giving away 13 percent cash dividend to its shareholders from profit generated till the last fiscal year ended July 15. The decision was taken by the...  [more...]
Unilever Nepal’s 114th board meeting on Saturday has recommended Rs 680 per share cash dividend from the profits of fiscal year 2011-12. The company had posted a turnover of ...  [more...]
Civil Bank –– the 30th commercial bank of the country –– has appointed Citizen Investment Trust (CIT), Nabil Investment, NCM Merchant Bank and ACE Capital a...  [more...]
The stock market last week remained largely firm above 400 points, with the benchmark index losing a meager 0.47 points. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed the week at ...  [more...]
The surge in stock prices of hydropower companies saved the Nepse index from ending up in the red despite a less than inspiring performance of the rest of the companies this week &...  [more...]
The Company Registrar’s Office has directed National Hydropower to hold its aborted annual general meetings (AGM) by August 21. Last week, a meeting held between District Ad...  [more...]
The 144th board meeting of Grand Bank Nepal has decided to give 7.5 per cent cash dividends, apart from appointing Swarup Gurung Koney as its new chairman. Koney is also the presid...  [more...]
A fresh study conducted by the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) shows there is a need to establish a new stock exchange in the country to improve service delivery in the secondary...  [more...]
The capital market registered a growth of 6.18 points last week, with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index crossing a benchmark figure of 400 points. The market, which opened at ...  [more...]
Biratnagar-based Birat Laxmi Development Bank is giving away eight percent bonus share and five percent cash dividend to its shareholders from profit generated in the last fiscal y...  [more...]
The Nepali capital market keeps pining for more real sector companies even though the stocks of the existing real sector companies fail to charm investors. Trading of real sector ...  [more...]
The Nepse index broke through the 400-point barrier as investors continued to show their confidence in the hydropower and telecom shares, this week –– July 22 to 26. T...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is making major amendment to Listing Bylaws 1996 to bring about reform in the listing process that would make the listed companies fully compatible...  [more...]
Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) has initiated the process of relisting the state-controlled category ´A´ financial institution on the stock market to expedite the process of r...  [more...]
Country´s stock market recorded impressive rise of 26.87 points or 7.71 percent over fiscal year 2010/11 to close at 389.72 points, thanks to some positive economic indicator...  [more...]
The government's anti-market target of keeping Nepse above 345 points, seems to have worked, as the benchmark index in the last quarter of the current fiscal year stayed over the t...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange last week gained 5.75 points to close at 383.48 points on Thursday. The stability seen in the capital market, unlike previous years when selling pressure ...  [more...]
The good run of hydropower companies and Nepal Telecom was able to pull the benchmark index up this week –– July 8 to 12. The index earned 6.09 points as the hydropowe...  [more...]
LIC Nepal hosted its 57th executive committee meeting on Sunday. The meeting proposed to give 65 per cent bonus shares to shareholders and 3.25 cash dividend to pay the tax during ...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange continued to remain firm around 375 points for the fourth straight week although past trends show increase in selling pressure as the fiscal year-end appro...  [more...]
Nepal Investors Forum — an umbrella organisation of capital market investors — has submitted a 17-point long-term reform plan to the government to boost the stock marke...  [more...]
The amount of loans floated against shares by commercial banks has shrunk by 10 per cent as the falling share prices has discouraged investors from borrowing at high interest rates...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange exhibited stability for the third straight week, calming stakeholders jittered by the dissolution of the Constitution Assembly. Last week, the benchmark i...  [more...]
Share trading of International Leasing and Finance Company (ILFC) has resumed after a 29-month hiatus at Nepse. ILFC’s share trading had been suspended since January 31, 2010...  [more...]
Stock brokers can now work as a facilitator between financial institutions and investors who want to acquire a share purchase loan. “Brokers will work only as a facilitator ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) gained 2.8 percent or 10.26 points to settle at 375.4 points on Monday after buyers readily bet higher prices for shares of 50 firms. According to Nep...  [more...]
The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has suggested to the government to set up a fund worth Rs 5 billion through state-run financial institutions to give a new lease of life to th...  [more...]
Profit booking by investors drove transaction amount up but the index has reverted back to the old days remaining almost stationary this week –– June 17 to 21. The ben...  [more...]
Kanchan Development Bank (KDB) that had floated 300,000 units of ordinary shares with a face value of Rs 100 to the general public and staff distributed the ordinary shares on Thur...  [more...]
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has approved the Mutual Fund Regulations proposed by Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) paving the way for more institutional investments which is expe...  [more...]
Non Resident Nepalis can now officially channel their pooled funds in Nepal through mutual funds. Ministry of Finance formally granted approval to the amendment of the Mutual Fund ...  [more...]
Despite the constant plunge in the index, the confidence of investors on bank stocks seems to have grown as shown by the appreciation in the Price-to-Earning Ratio (P/E Ratio) in t...  [more...]
Real sector companies having paid-up capital of more than Rs 100 million will be required to go public, if suggestions of an independent study commissioned by the Securities Board ...  [more...]
Stockbrokers have sought some amendments to the Securities Businessperson Regulations 2008 so as to make investors able to get share purchase loans. As per the government decision...  [more...]
The secondary market’s bull run has stimulated the primary market and public offerings are being sold out in recent days. Primary issues had cooled down in the first half of...  [more...]
After three straight weeks of double-digit downfall, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) was largely stable last week, with the benchmark index rising 1.13 points. The market, which ...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index declined by a marginal 1.53 points to close at 364.67 points with majority of the trading groups witnessing loss on Thursday. Total transaction ...  [more...]
Chitwan: The Rising Development Bank has issued initial public offering (IPO) of Rs 60 million from today, according to bank's Chief Executive Officer, Chulraj Panta. The bank's t...  [more...]
The proposed sale of shares by Nepali promoters of Nepal Bangladesh Bank (NBB) to one of their Bangladeshi partners may not materialise any time soon as the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB)...  [more...]
The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) on Sunday issued directives allowing banks and financial institutions to extend loans to stock investors against the guarantee of stockbrokers. The Fina...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped 6.24 points to close at 363.53 points on Sunday -- the first day of week´s trading. All trading groups saw their sub-indices shift...  [more...]
It has been more than two years since stockbrokers branched out of the Kathmandu Valley, but their transaction is still low. The situation is such that some of the brokerage firms ...  [more...]
As investors continued to offload their share holdings, the Nepal Stock Exchange posted a double-digit decline for the second week in a row. Selling pressure on the exchange was s...  [more...]
The public shareholders of National Hydropower Company (NHCL) have questioned the regulatory capability of the regulators for failing to penalise the company for its repeated disre...  [more...]
Janata Bank Nepal today allotted the hares it had floated about a month back and is planning to list the stocks at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) before the year ends. The bank allo...  [more...]
Sanima Mai Hydro Power is floating 316,500 units of ordinary shares with a face value of Rs 100 per unit. It has appointed NCM Merchant and Banking as issue and sales manager for t...  [more...]
A day after gaining 17.43 points, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lost 9.4 points to close at 381.58 points on Monday -- the second trading day of the week. All trading groups,...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange gained 17.43 points on Sunday, reacting to Thursday’s nine-point agreement between the Finance Ministry and investors. Stock analysts said Sunday&rs...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has listed 3.17 million units of bonus and ordinary shares of six different companies for trading last week. This includes one million units of ordinar...  [more...]
The government today promised to ease margin type lending for shares to boost investor confidence. In a nine-point agreement between various stakeholders, the Finance Ministry has...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) suffered a double-digit loss for the second consecutive day, shedding 18.69 points or 4.77 points to close at 373.2 points on Wednesday. The sharp drop...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index has shed a whopping 20.98 points or 5.08 percent and closed at 391.89 points on Tuesday as deepening political uncertainty casted its shadow in t...  [more...]
The share market has seen a huge speculative trend, in the last one month on the political development, which could not be sustainable in the long run. The market that was perform...  [more...]
The capital market regulator is giving final touches to the Underwriting Guidelines that will spell out the provisions for offloading shares in underwriters’ possession. Sec...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) gained by 3.58 percent or 14.28 points to close at 412.87 points on Sunday, the first day of the week´s trading, as investors remained optimistic...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) nosedived for the second consecutive trading day on Wednesday amid unpredictable political situation. The Nepse index shed 20.42 points to close th...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is preparing to increase trading hours and change circuit breaker rules following complaints from investors. Investors have been complaining about...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week gained 25.75 points to close at 416.37 points on Thursday. The market, which opened at 390.63 points on Sunday, plunged to 373.19 points...  [more...]
With better days in both the capital market and tourism, hotel stocks might see brighter times in the capital market. The market capitalisation of listed hotels has gone up by 20 ...  [more...]
Bagmati Development Bank (BDB) and Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) entered into an agreement on Thursday to list the bank's 500,000 units of ordinary shares with a face value of Rs 10...  [more...]
Credit Information Bureau (CIB)'s 63rd meeting of the board of directors has elected CEO of Ace Development Bank Siddhant Raj Pandey as its new chairman for a term of four years. T...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) gained mere 1.01 percent to end at 416.37 points on Thursday as exuberance seen in the share market following late Tuesday´s political agreement ...  [more...]
A computer malfunction that has plagued Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) for over a week exacerbated on Wednesday after the server that handles share order information went out of orde...  [more...]
Commitment expressed by political parties to resolve all contentious issues helped snap up the losing streak of last four trading days at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Tuesday, p...  [more...]
A server malfunction hit Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Monday leading suspension of trading for half an hour. This is the second time since last week that server has malfunctione...  [more...]
Investors of hydropower stocks can expect handsome dividends as the profit of the listed hydropower companies has recorded steady growth. Three among the four listed hydropower co...  [more...]
The losing streak continued at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) for the third consecutive trading day on Sunday, as shares of most of the banks and financial institutions took a beatin...  [more...]
The Central Depository System (CDS) and Clearing Limited, a state-owned firm formed to automate share ownership transfer process and settle securities sold on the stock market, is ...  [more...]
Investors have poured in to blue chip stocks as the stock market continued its trampoline bounce this week –– May 7 to 10. The Nepse index gained 6.8 per cent on the we...  [more...]
The latest rally at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) came to an end on Wednesday after the stock market dipped 3.01 percent following fall in share prices of commercial banks. The lat...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has hit a hat-trick this year, as stock trading was interrupted for the third time in 2012 due to ‘technical problems’ in the trading syste...  [more...]
Tourism Development Bank Limited (TDBL) has announced to issue 24,00,000 Share amount. Tourism Development Bank Limited (TDBL) has been established for the delivery of comprehensi...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) rallied to 20-month high of 428.43 points on Monday as positive developments in the political sector boosted investor confidence propelling them to inv...  [more...]
Janata Bank Nepal’s primary issue is expected to be oversubscribed by more than two and a half times. “Tentative calculation shows that collection centres have received...  [more...]
The stock market witnessed a mixed reaction as investors herded into buying and selling frenzies this week –– April 29 to May 4. Benchmark index went down by five per ...  [more...]
Janata Bank Nepal’s initial public offering (IPO) has received an excellent response from the public as the bank’s shares have been oversubscribed by Rs 400 million unt...  [more...]
Share trading was halted three times at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Wednesday as the local stock market plunged below the benchmark set by the market operator due to fall in st...  [more...]
Both, brokers and investors, have strongly urged for easy access to margin finance to boost the current market scenario. “If investors had easy access to margin loans either...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) registered loss for the second consecutive day, with the benchmark settling 18.26 points down on Monday. The fall was so rapid that Nepse had to i...  [more...]
After a two-year hiatus, the capital market witnessed an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of a commercial bank with Janata Bank’s primary issue starting today. “The respo...  [more...]
Nepal SBI Bank listed its 400,000 units of debentures and 12.5 per cent bonus shares at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Sunday. The bank’s 18th AGM had decided to list the bo...  [more...]
The stock market witnessed unprecedented surge in transaction volume as the charging bull pulled retail investors pushing the index up by 20 per cent, this week—April 22-26. ...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose to 14-month high on Wednesday, registering a growth of 21.07 points to close at 409.41 points. This is the first instance that the Nepse...  [more...]
Continuing the bull run, Nepse today soared by 5.22 per cent before the circuit breaker pulled the brakes on trading. The benchmark index increased by 19.22 points reaching 388.34...  [more...]
From now on shares of microfinance institutions (MFIs) acquired by banks and financial institutions (BFIs) will be calculated as part of their mandatory deprived sector lending. N...  [more...]
" The raging bull in the stock market pushed the transaction volume up almost by double as the benchmark index shot up by 34 points this week –– April 16 to 19. T...  [more...]
For the second time in its history, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) tripped two different types of circuit breakers on Tuesday, as the market rose by over four percent in the second t...  [more...]
An agitation committee formed by three share investors associations collected around 1,000 signatures of share investors till Monday, as part of its first phase of program to prote...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) had to halt share trading before the scheduled time  of normal market closure on Sunday as the Nepse index surged by 5 percent. Earlier on th...  [more...]
The primary market will see the primary issue of a commercial bank after a gap of two years.Janata Bank — the 27th commercial bank in the country — will be issuing its...  [more...]
The last minute scrambling by investors at the end-of-the-quarter pushed the stock market index up by a whopping 17.51 points this week — April 8 to 13. As usual, investors ...  [more...]
National Hydropower Company has failed to heed the directive of the capital market regulator to hold its annual general meeting by mid-April. “In the recent meeting held by ...  [more...]
Salt Trading Corporation’s 45th AGM on Monday approved 35 per cent stock and 10 per cent cash dividend to its shareholders. The corporation has posted a net profit of Rs 60 m...  [more...]
The stock market index recorded a marginal gain this week –– April 1 to 7 –– after taking a plunge below 300 points. Some investors took advantage of the ne...  [more...]
A technical committee formed to scout options to reduce share transaction cost has recommended to the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) to reduce service charge it accumulates from stoc...  [more...]
The lukewarm performance of the secondary market has affected primary issues leading to a waning number of public offerings. Only five financial institutions have been granted app...  [more...]
Interest rates for debentures that had gone up to as high as 12.5 per cent in the past have started decreasing due to the lowering deposit rates in the market in recent months. But...  [more...]
According to the capital market regulator, investing more in shares will be the easiest way for investors to boost the market. “If investors purchase more shares right now t...  [more...]
Share prices of one-fourth of the total number of the listed companies at Nepse have plunged below par value due to the prolonged bearish run at the share market. As of March-end,...  [more...]
The capital market continued its bearish run last week too and the benchmark index dropped below the 300-point mark for the first time this fiscal year. The Nepal Stock Exchange (...  [more...]
Despite the government's assurance and the positive economic indicators, the share market today closed at a nine-month lowest to 298.89 points. The benchmark index — Nepse &...  [more...]
Janata Bank organised an interaction programme in Birgunj on Tuesday to inform about its primary issue of six million units of shares at a face value of Rs 60 million. The programm...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index last week settled at 303.70 points, gaining a meagre 0.5 points from the opening day’s 303.20. Groups representing commercial banks, m...  [more...]
Listed public enterprises (PEs) have not disappointed investors on the dividend front. A majority of public enterprises have been incurring losses thus turning them into liabiliti...  [more...]
The decrease in the amount of loans floated by financial institutions against shares has indicated an urgent need to allow brokers to issue margin loans to investors to stimulate t...  [more...]
The banking sector that is the key player in the share market in terms of volume and returns till date, is correctly priced, if one goes by the average price-to-earnings ratio (PE ...  [more...]
Nepal Telecom (NT) lost Rs 43 per unit share dragging not only the others sub group under which it is listed but also the overall market index by 7.59 points to close the market at...  [more...]
Despite a high turnover, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed week 4.62 points down. The index, which opened at 315.42 points on Sunday, settled at 310.79 points on Thursd...  [more...]
The top gainer on the domestic stock market on Wednesday was Professional Bikas Bank, a category ´B´ financial institution, whose shares closed at Rs 73, or below the l...  [more...]
When Manjushree Financial Institution Limited launched an initial public offering on February 23 hoping to raise Rs 60 million, many were skeptic about the market response. They...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week rose 0.13 percent to close at 315.87 points on Tuesday, the last trading day. The market had opened at 315.74 points on Sunday. Measures...  [more...]
Investors, unlike previous years, are gradually shifting their focus towards the hydropower sector as it has become more lucrative in terms of dividends compared to banks and finan...  [more...]
How to collect taxes on share transactions after stock ownership transfer process is automated has become a million-dollar question for the government, as it prepares to introduce ...  [more...]
The renewed promise by the government and the regulator to introduce measures to stabilise the market resulted in the Nepse index going up by 4.77 points, this week –– ...  [more...]
With prospects of cash dividends getting gloomier for the coming year, investors have set their sights on bonus shares.   Of the 25 banks listed in the share market, including...  [more...]
In yet another move to implement a rule long disregarded by equity market players, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) issued a circular directing all stock brokers to complete share tran...  [more...]
There’s good news for stocks: Government agencies are all set to invest in the capital market. At a meeting on Sunday, representatives from Employees’ Provident Fund (...  [more...]
Despite the encouraging measures taken by the regulator and other government agencies, the capital market continued to remain at low ebb. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index se...  [more...]
Share holders of the newly upgraded commercial bank — Sanima Bank — will be able to trade their shares at the stock exchange within the next two weeks. Trading of then...  [more...]
The overly crowded capital market got an additional 5.2 million unit shares listed as the benchmark index remained stationary this week - February 12 to 16. There were 1.6 million...  [more...]
Investors have expressed concern over the ban by the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on the trading of shares of banks and financial institutions (BFIs) in the process of merging. Fi...  [more...]
The government may not raise the ceiling of share transactions allowable without disclosing the income source as Nepal faces a risk of being blacklisted by the Financial Action Tas...  [more...]
Though share market has been performing poorly since last three year, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has been witnessing companies upgrading to Class A institutions, along with rise ...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week hit its seven-month low, closing at 312.09 points on Thursday, the last trading day. Despite the encouraging measures taken by the regul...  [more...]
Once again, share trading at Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) was interrupted owing to ‘technical problems’ in the trading system. “Today, trading did not start for ...  [more...]
Shareholders of financial institutions seeking to upgrade are in a state of limbo as the upgrading procedures which are cumbersome are preventing them from carrying out business at...  [more...]
At a time when big investors, citing continued slump, are staying away from the stock market, small investors are taking to stock market trading with unprecedented enthusiasm. Thi...  [more...]
Nabil Bank has registered Nabil Mutual Fund with the capital market regulator based on Mutual Fund Regulation 2067. The bank’s merchant banking subsidiary — Nabil Inves...  [more...]
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week lost a nominal 0.09 points to settle at 316.44 points on Thursday. Over the last week’s four transaction days, the market index wi...  [more...]
Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has suspended trading of Asian Life Insurance shares following the life insurance company’s spat with the regulator. “The share of the ins...  [more...]
Kathmandu: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) is bringing the guidelines to provide functional clarity to the underwriters in case they have to purchase the shares, if the issue goe...  [more...]
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