KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd (NEPSE) has increased by 6.37 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week.
With today’s increment, the index has reached 2787.18 points.
A total of 20.13 million shares of 214 companies were traded 106,399 times resulting in a turnover of Rs 9.30 billion.
Banking increased by 17 points, development banks by 113 points, and finance groups by 89 points. The other group increased by 1 point.
Trade declined by 22 points, hotels and tourism by 18 points, hydropower by 42 points, non-life insurance by 23 points, manufacturing by 56 points, microfinance by 13 points, and life insurance group by 78 points.
Similarly, Manjushree Finance, Goodwill Finance, Samata Microfinance, Gorkha Finance, United Idi Mardi, and Janaki Finance rose by an average of 10 percent each. Investors in hydropower companies were at the forefront of losses.
Panchthar Power fell 6.5 percent, Khanikhola 4.7 percent, Joshi 4.3 percent, and Ruru 3.8 percent.
In terms of turnover, Nepal Reinsurance Company was at the forefront. The company had a turnover of Rs 340 million.
Similarly, the Bank of Kathmandu had a turnover of Rs. 340 million. Nepal Life Insurance, Nepal Telecom, and Civil Bank also managed to be in the top five in terms of turnover.