KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd (NEPSE) has increased by 15.80 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week.
With today’s increment, the index has reached 2,648.
Likewise, the sensitive index also increased by 3.21 points to 476.60.
The stock market has increased as indicators of all groups except hotels and tourism and mutual funds have shown green signals.
The banking group, which is dominated by banks and financial institutions, has increased by 0.51 percent.
However, the banking group alone was not enough to boost Nepse.
The growth of more than 1 percent in development bank groups, microfinance, and other groups has given strength to Nepse.
The share price of Sindhu Development Bank was also closed due to a circuit breaker.
A total of 13 million shares have been bought and sold in 75,108 transactions resulting in a transaction of Rs 5.91 billion.
Today, the shares of six companies have a positive circuit. Shares of Vishal Bazar Company, Sindhu Vikas Bank, Mahila Microfinance, Green Development Bank, Jyoti Life Insurance, and Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank have seen a positive circuit, while the share price of Himalayan Energy has declined the most by 3.44 percent.
Similarly, the share price of Panchakanya Hydropower, Manjushree Finance, Mill Dolakha, Chandragiri Hills, Nepal Hydro Developers, Reedy Hydropower has declined by more than 2 percent.