Kathmandu, June 23
The Nepalese capital market has posted marginal growth of 4.14 points to close at 365.14 points this week.
After a continued fall of the Nepalese capital market with the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly (CA) about a month ago, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index has recorded a continued growth.
The NEPSE index saw a minor increment of 1.13 points last week against the downfall of 21.21 points previous week.
With such an increment, the nominal growth of NEPSE index, the share market’s turnover also increased by almost 78.08 per cent this week as compared to last week.
According to a NEPSE report, a total turnover of Rs. 301,852,000 was made this week as compared to Rs. 169,508,000 last week.
This week, the NEPSE traded 1,014,951 shares of 111 companies in 7,467 transaction worth of Rs. 301,852,000 while it had traded 811,041 shares of 114 companies in 6,316 transactions worth of Rs. 169,508,000 last week.
Of the total turnovers, Group ‘A’ companies contributed Rs. 206,900,000 this week. That accounted for 68.56 per cent of the total turnover.
The sub-indices of commercial banks, hydropower, business and finance groups grew marginally this week. The sub-indices of hotel, insurance and developments banks groups were fall.
The sub-indices of commercial banks, hydropower , business and finance groups increased by .69 points, 16.27 points, 2.7 points and 0.53 points to close to 332.56 points, 601.01 points, 191.01 and 266.94 points respectively.
Similarly, the sub-indices of hotel, insurance and developments banks groups went down by 0.76 points, 2.3 points and 1.44 points to reach 487.59 points, 280.04 points and 245.50 points, respectively.
The indices of manufacturing and ‘other’ groups remained unchanged this week.
The sensitive index, which measures the group ‘A’ companies, grew by 1.17 points to close at 92.01 points.
This week, Everest Bank occupied the first position in terms of the total turnover (Rs. 11,7400,000) and number of transactions ( 1,928) and Citizen Bank Limited became first in term of shares transacted (138,415).
On the basis of transaction amounts, the top five companies included Everest Bank (Rs. 117.44 million), Bank of Kathmandu (Rs.26.48 million), Citizen Bank (Rs. 13.84 million), Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (Rs.12.21 million) and Himalayan Bank (Rs.10.82 million), the report said.