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गृहपृष्ठBusinessNEPSE up over 100 points, closes at 2,885 points

NEPSE up over 100 points, closes at 2,885 points


KATHMANDU – The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index has increased 105.55 points to close at 2,885.53 points on the first trading day. Similarly, the sensitive index has also increased 19.81 points to stand at 538.53 points.

A consensus among main political parties to organise local level election is credited for the rise in the NEPSE index. Over 12 million shares of the total 231 companies were traded at over Rs 6.32 billion. All 13 subgroups of the NEPSE have risen.

Banking gained 64.99 points, trading 146.33, hotel and tourism 141.48, development bank 318.22, hydropower 182.9, finance 152, non-life insurance 431.61, production 197.75 and others 83.22 points. Similarly, microfinance increased by 173.46 points, life insurance 548.06, mutual fund 0.28 and investment 5.69. Today’s market capitalisation of the NEPSE was over Rs 4077 billion.





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