Kathmandu, June 30
The Nepalese capital market has posted a marginal growth of 2.07 points to close at 377.48 points this week.
The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index has recorded a continued growth for the last three weeks. The index had fallen down sharply following the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly (CA) about a month back.
Although the share market witnessed a high fluctuation over the week, the NEPSE index posted only 2.07 points this week.
The share market’s turnover decreased by almost 42.46 per cent this week as compared to last week.
According to a NEPSE report, a total turnover of Rs.173, 130,000 was made this week as compared to Rs. 301,852,000 last week.
This week, the NEPSE traded 578,864 shares of 103 companies in 4,395 transactions worth of Rs.173, 130,000, while it had traded 1,014,951 shares of 111 companies in 7,467 transaction worth of Rs. 301,852,000 last week.
Of the total turnovers, Group ‘A’ companies contributed Rs. 121,600,000 this week. That accounted for 70.28 per cent.
The sub-indices of commercial banks, ‘other’, hydropower, business and development bank groups surged marginally this week. The sub-indices of hotel, insurance and finance groups fell.
The sub-indices of commercial banks, other, hydropower , business and developments banks groups increased by 0.80 points, 9.40 points, 11.19 points, 0.08 and 1.13 points to close to 347.11 points, 563.96 points, 626.07 points, 191.97 points and 247.62 points, respectively.
Similarly, the sub-indices of hotel, insurance and finance groups went down by 0.76 points, 0.95 points and 0.71 points to reach 487.40 points, 480.90 points and 265.64 points, respectively.
The indices of manufacturing group remained unchanged this week.
The sensitive index, which measures the group ‘A’ companies, grew by 0.62 points to close at 95.44 points.
This week, Bank of Kathmandu Limited occupied the first position in terms of the total turnover (Rs. 30,100,000), National Hydropower Company Limited secured first position in terms of the number of share transactions (58,808) and Chilime Hydropower Company Limited stood out first in terms of transaction (375).
On the basis of transaction amounts, the top five companies included Bank of Kathmandun Limited (Rs. 30.10 million), Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (Rs. 20.07 million), Everest Bank Limited (Rs.11.77 million), Himalayan Bank Limited (Rs. 10.14 million), and National Industrial and Commercial Bank Limited (Rs.8.70 million), the report stated.