Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) is the country’s sole stock exchange. It is located in Kathmandu, Nepal, at Singha Durbar Plaza.
In 2033 BS, the government established a security purchasing and trading center in Nepal. In 2050 BS, the same location became the Nepal Stock Exchange Limited (NEPSE).
On January 13, 1994, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) inaugurated its trading floor (29 Poush, 2050). It is Nepal’s sole stock exchange. As of May 13, 2020, the total market capitalisation of the companies listed on NEPSE is around Rs 1.54 trillion.
Objectives of Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE)
The primary function of the stock exchange is to facilitate the trading of listed securities. NEPSE has been trying to register publicly issued securities in the secondary market so that they can be traded easily. This is referred to as listing.
The Nepal Stock Exchange Limited (NEPSE) is a specialized government-owned entity governed by the Companies Act. It does business in compliance with the Securities Act. Its principal goal is to assist to the country’s economic development through capital formation and mobilization, as well as to stimulate investor interest by establishing a secondary market for the trading of securities issued by the Government of Nepal and organizations.
Nepse has been a prominent regulatory organization in terms of market operations, listed firms, and securities dealers, in keeping with its goal of trading shares, bonds, mutual fund units, and other securities through member brokers.
At the moment, the Nepal Stock Exchange offers general investors the ability to purchase and sell securities through 50 member brokers and 41 Remote Work Stations (RWS) in key cities both inside and outside the Kathmandu Valley.
The brokerage firm and its branches are spread across 21 different cities in Nepal.
Nepal’s capital market is in its early phases of development due to the size of the market, kind of company, financial instruments to be exchanged, laws and regulations, technology utilized for business, other physical infrastructure, manpower, and so on.
Similarly, Nepse is a founder member and current Executive Board Member of the South Asian Federation of Exchanges. It is also an Affiliate Member of the World Federation of Exchanges, with plans to become a full member soon.
Share Ownership In Nepal Stock Exchange
The Government of Nepal promotes the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE). The Nepalese government owns 58.65 percent of NEPSE.
The significant sh
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Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) – A Short Introduction