Cover Story

Credit Crunch : Beyond a Wake Up Call For Banking Sector

Times are hard for Nepali banks and financial institutions (BFIs). They have been struggling with the ongoing shortage of loanable funds which started in December 2017. From construction of hydropower projects, industrial expansion, real estate and housing transactions to sales of vehicles, many . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Experts Views on Liquidity Management 1

The shortage of loanable funds has been caused by several factors. The outflow of Nepal is for overseas work opportunities has declined in recent time which can be attributed to the recent political developments that has been signaling political stability in the . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Experts Views on Liquidity Management 2

In Nepal, there is a tendency of revolving around the same issues instead of searching for the options to come out of the troubles. We have been continuously hearing about issues like sluggishness in capital expenditure, swelling trade deficit and distributive budget since 2048 . . . Read more »

Information Technology

Digital Transformation : A Pathway to an Impactful HR Department

With everything around the world going digital, many organizations are already adopting software solutions for works of marketing and finance departments. In today’s highly competitive business . . . Read more »

Cover Story

A Win-Win Strategy for Liquidity Management

Nepal needs massive investment for its economic growth. We should be very careful while designing economic policies that must support the long-term economic growth objectives of the government. The current level of investment, though meeting the annual target set by the . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

Warsteiner : Himalayan Waters German Taste

Raj Brewery, a subsidiary of Jawalakhel Group of Industries (JGI), has started the commercial production of Warsteiner, a premium German beer brand, in Nepal. The production and bottling of . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Foodmario: Creating a Market for Home Cooked Meals

Like in many other areas of the retail sector in Nepal, the food delivery business is also witnessing an e-commerce boom at present. Nowadays, many websites and their mobile apps have been trying to . . . Read more »

Business Education

Become a Technocrat through M.Sc (ITM) at LBEF

IT management has become a vital tool to ensure the smooth functioning of the digital world as unmanaged data and information can translate into huge losses for businesses, governments and consumers . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

The Changing Dimensions of Customer–Marketer Relationship in Nepal

In marketing, companies aim to satisfy their customers in the best possible ways, and in the process of doing so, work on various customer-oriented strategies to satisfy and retain their customers, . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

UML-Maoist Center Unification : So Close,Yet So Far

When the two largest 'communist' parties of the country, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre), forged an electoral alliance for the provincial and parliamentary elections held last year, promising to . . . Read more »

Trends

Modern Furniture : Encapsulating the Changing Nepali Lifestyle

Two quintessential qualities of furniture - creating an aesthetically pleasing ambience if placed creatively and facilitating daily human activities to the level of comfort- are what have made it so . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Connect IN: Connecting Dots between Nepali and Indian Startup Scenes

At a time when Nepali startups are trying to make footprints in various business sectors, it has become important to connect them with budding entrepreneurs from other countries and various players . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

Fine Italian Dining at Rox Restaurant and Bar

Choosing a restaurant in Kathmandu for a weekend dinner can easily lead to a state of indecision. Do you go to an old favourite, or try somewhere new? . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Reviving the Nepali Textile Industry

The government in its earnest effort has offered much in the past to promote the domestic textile industry in Nepal. There was a time when Nepali textiles were exported to neighboring countries . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Marxism in the Digital Era

Marxism, to put it simply, is a social, political and economic philosophy that analyses the interrelation between capital, labour and productivity with respect to economic factors. Developed by Karl . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Liquidity Problem : An Indicator of Weak Economy

The crisis of lonable fund in the country’s banking system has become a major topic of discussion these days. However, most of the discourses in this regard are focused on finding short-term . . . Read more »

Tourism

Adding Value to Nepal’s Tourism

Despite the all-time high footfall of tourists in Nepal in 2017, reaching almost a million mark, the country hasn’t yet been able to register an impressive record in average daily spending. In . . . Read more »

Living +

The Mind of the Strategist : The Art of Japanese Business

Described as "Mr. Strategy" worldwide, Dr Kenichi Ohmae is regularly sought out as a public speaker and management consultant. Ohmae, according to the Financial Times of London, is "Japan's only management guru." As an author he has published over 100 books, many of which are devoted to business and socio-political . . . Read more »

Interview

“Preparation of capital budget rationally and executing it efficiently are the two long-ignored basic factors of budgeting in Nepal”

If the politicians in power are to be believed, Nepal has entered a phase of economic development and prosperity after the three tiers of elections held last year. The country has started its . . . Read more »

Interview

“Honda aims 70% share of the Nepali two-wheeler market in the next few years”

Honda is one of the largest automobile brands in Nepal and its presence in the country has spanned a period of 50 years. It all started when the leading industrial and trading conglomerate Jyoti . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Liquidity Problem : An Indicator of Weak Economy

The crisis of lonable fund in the country’s banking system has become a major topic of discussion these days. However, most of the discourses in this regard are focused on finding short-term . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

A Visit Worthy of Accolades

This time, too, Prime Minister Oli first went to India, not China. Oli couldn't help heading south once he stepped out of Baluwatar the weather seemed as still cold on the north. It's almost certain . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Are Credit Models Getting a Beating?

It has now become a prime topic for debate- the recent banking fraud to the extent of INR 12K crores at Punjab National Bank (PNB), the second largest PublicSector Bank (PSB) in India. The media has been very critical about the incident and drew the attention of the whole nation as to how public money has been . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“ESET products offer a multi-layered security to the users”

ESET, a Slovakian IT security company is a global brand with over 100 million users in 202 countries and territories. Cloud Link & Security Enterprises – the authorised distributor of ESET products in Nepal introduced NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Internet Security, ESET Multi Device Security and ESET Smart Security . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“We have more than 18,000 followers from Nepal alone”

Temple Connect is a virtual platform for information created to document, educate, promote, share, celebrate and encourage every spiritual element related to temples. Giresh Kulkarni, founder of Temple Connect, was in Nepal recently visiting different religious places in the country and meeting with the management teams of several temples to work out different strategies and alliances for his venture Temple Connect. . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse (March 22nd 2018 – April 24th 2018)

The benchmark index surged up in the course of last month. Nepse increased by a staggering 163.79 points (or up 12.97%) to close at 1394.86. The index crossed above the 50-day moving average, giving a bullish signal. However, the index still remains below the 200-day MA. New investors entering the market, as well as optimism regarding the implementation of online trading platform, has created this bullish trigger. . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements May 2018

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Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators May 2018

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Biztoon

Biztoon May 2018

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From the Editor

Still Confused

More than four months have already passed since the election results were published giving a clear majority to the left coalition led by KP Oli as the future Prime Minister. And two months have . . . Read more »

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