Impact of Macro-economic Variables on Stock Price on Nepal Stock Exchange

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  • Shiva Prasad Pokharel Patan Multiple Campus, TU, Patandhoka, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Bishnu Prasad Pokhrel Patan Multiple Campus, TU, Patandhoka, Lalitpur, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/cognition.v3i1.55653

Keywords:

Stock Prices, Gross Domestic Product, Consumer Price, Index, Exports, Money Supply, Exchange Rate, Foreign Direct Investment

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between macroeconomic variables and stock prices in Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Nepal. To find the impact of macroeconomic variables on stock price the analytical research is conducted. Secondary data were used in this study and the study considers annual data of several macroeconomic variables from 2001 to 2018. Stock price is considered as dependent variable and gross domestic product, exports, consumer price index, money supply, exchange rate, foreign direct investment and oil prices are treated as independent variable. The stationary of data is checked through Augmented Dickey Fuller test. All variables are stationary at zero lag. For the statistical result, descriptive statistics, correlation and, multiple regression analysis are used. The overall results revealed that oil price and money supply have significant positive impact on the stock price while other variables have adversely affects the stock price.

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Author Biography

Shiva Prasad Pokharel, Patan Multiple Campus, TU, Patandhoka, Lalitpur, Nepal

Associate Professor of Management

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Published

2021-01-30

How to Cite

Pokharel, S. P., & Pokhrel, B. P. (2021). Impact of Macro-economic Variables on Stock Price on Nepal Stock Exchange. Cognition, 3(1), 97–103. https://doi.org/10.3126/cognition.v3i1.55653

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