Building of Nepal Stock Exchange. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index increased by 36.32 points on Thursday, setting up a record turnover of over Rs six billion.
The NEPSE index reached 1,778.12 points as trading closed on the last trading day of the week.
The Sensitive Index, which measures the trading activity of Class ‘A’ companies, also rose by 1.47 percent or 4.98 percent.
A total of 14 million 62 thousand 5 hundred and seven shares of 198 companies have been bought and sold from 56 thousand 341 transactions during the day.
Accordingly, the transaction amount has reached Rs 6.11 billion, the highest in the history of the Nepali stock market.