Nepse witnesses steep fall in opening day


May 12, 2020


Nepse witnesses steep fall in opening  day

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KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has witnessed a steep fall in the first opening day today.

The benchmark index had remained closed after the Nepal government imposed lockdown in the country to stem Coronavirus spread.

There has been a circuit break after it went down by 2.02 percent soon it resumed its transaction.

The transaction plummeted by 25.30 points to settle at 1226. 15 points in an hour after it resumed.

Similarly, Sensitive Index that evaluates the major companies has gone down by 5.39 points.

Indexes of all the share groups have witnessed fall today.

A total of 106,312 units of shares worth Rs 104.3 million have been sold in the period of an hour.