KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Thursday increased 11.22 points to close at 1,961.06 points.
The secondary market opened at 1,949.85 points and went to the day’s low at 1,942.17 points. The index rose as high as 1,968.95 points before falling down by around eight points for the day.
The daily turnover increased by a notable amount to Rs 1.32 billion from Rs 842.69 million on Wednesday. In the intraday trading, a total of 107 companies gained in their share prices while 84 lost in their market values.
The sensitive index that measures the performance of blue chips companies also increased 1.82 points. Out of 13 sub-groups, non-life insurance, hotels and tourism and investment lost in their average share prices. Of the 10 gainers, indices of life insurance and banking surged 116.57 points and 13.48 points, respectively.
In individual companies, Nabil Bank Limited had the largest transaction of its shares worth Rs 144.55 million. Dhaulagiri Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha was the top gainer while Citizens Mutual Fund-1 lost the highest percent of its market value.