Basics of Stock Trading

A sweaty stockbroker with a mobile phone clamped to one ear and waving his arms frantically with the other in the middle of a busy trading floor is how the general public used to perceive investing in stocks and shares. However, these days, an increasing number of amateur investors are opting to dabble into the

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The Basics of Investing – What Are Your Goals?

Many first time investors want to jump right in without doing their homework. Unfortunately, most of these people do not make wise choices and are not successful. It requires some skill to make wise investments in anything. Remember that almost no investment is a sure thing. You always stand some risk of losing your money.

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Index-based Circuit Breakers

The index-based circuit breaker method is used at three different levels of the NEPSE index movement: 4%, 5%, and 6%. When these circuit breakers trip, all securities trades come to a halt. If there is a 4 percent movement in any direction within the first hour of trading, at 12:00 PM, the market will be

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Stock Market Timing in NEPSE

Equities are traded on all seven days of the week (except Saturdays and holidays declared by exchange in advance). Only odd lot trading takes place on Friday. The following are the equities market timings: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. – 15:00 p.m. On Fridays, odd lot trading takes place. Market Timings for Odd

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Stock Trading System in NEPSE

The NEPSE Online Trading System (NOTS) is a fully screen-based automated trading system that operates on the order-driven market premise. NOTS allows you to buy and sell both physical and dematerialized securities.

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Types of NEPSE Sub Indices

The following are the Nepse subindexes/ indces: Banking Development Bank Finance Microfinance Manufacturing and Processing Hydropower Non Life Insurance Life Insurance Hotels Mutual Fund Trading Investment Other In January 1994, Nepse began trading on the secondary market at a price of 100 points. The indexes’ highest point is 3000+, while the lowest position is 293.

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Role of NEPSE Members

Members are allowed to act as brokers in the purchase and sale of government bonds and publicly traded business securities. According to the Securities Act, 2063 (2007), Securities Regulation, and by-law, there are currently 50 member brokers operating on the trading floor. The broker house and its branches are spread across Nepal’s 21 cities.

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Structure of Nepal Stock Exchange

NEPSE has a current paid-up capital of NPR 500,000,000 (about US$4.2 million in October 2020). The percentage of shareholdings held by each shareholder on the capital structure is shown in the table below: S.No Owners Ownership (%) 1 Government of Nepal 58.66 2 Nepal Rastra Bank 14.60 3 Employees Provident Fund 10.00 4 Rastriya Banijya

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