Friday, 22nd August 2014

NEPSE gains 4.58 points; transaction amount up by 27 pc


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Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index has continued to increase by 4.58 points to close at 824 points on Wednesday from Sunday’s 819.42 points, over last week.

The same benchmark index had soared by 11.97 points, the previous week. The market remained closed on Thursday due to public holiday.

As per the sub-indices, insurance group posted highest 85.37 points to settle at 3471.38 points while manufacturing gained 8.14 points, development banks 5.76 points, finance 4.62 points, others 3.52 points and commercial banks 0.72 points.

Meanwhile, the transaction amount has also increased by 27.08 percent to Rs 1.39 billion, last week.

Nepal Life Insurance Company has topped the chart in terms of highest transaction registering Rs 138.803 million.