Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index continued to decline by 0.09 points to settle at 316.44 points from 316.53 points over last week while it had marginally declined by 3.54 points over the previous week.
Over a week, NEPSE traded with 155 companies registering Rs. 105.2 million through 5935 transactions from the four trading days last week while it had traded with 116 companies registering Rs. 91.8 million through 5518 transactions the previous week.
Of the total transaction, Group A companies alone contributed Rs. 73.38 million which is 70.15 percent of the total turnover.
As per the sub-indices of all the groups, commercial banks, hydropower, insurance, finance and development banks groups are in the negative growth by 0.60 points, 3.95 points, 0.43 points, 1.51 points and 1.10 points respectively.
However, hotel and other group witnessed positive growth by 22.49 points and 2.35 points respectively.
The sensitive index which measures Group A companies has also increased by 0.06 points to close at 78.42 points.
Laxmi Bank (Rs. 33.69 million), Bank of Kathmandu (Rs. 10.74 million), Chilime Hydropower Company (Rs. 8.80 million), Everest Bank (Rs. 4.84 million) and Nepal Telecom (Rs. 4.21 million) stood as the top five companies to make the highest amount of turnover last week. nepalnews.com