Kathmandu, July 3
The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index on Tuesday posted a marginal growth of 1.33 points to close at 374.25 points.
Owing to the stagnant economic as well as political developments in the country, the sole secondary capital market has witnessed marginal fluctuations for last couple of days.
The NEPSE index had decreased by 2.96 points and 1.59 points on Sunday and Monday.
The sensitive index, which measures the performance of group ‘A’ companies also, increased by 0.39 points to close at 96.25 points.
On Tuesday’s trading, sub-indices of banking group, hydropower and finance group showed an increasing trend, while sub-indices of insurance, others’ and development bank group indicated a downturn trend.
The sub-indices of banking group, hydropower and finance group went up by 2.65 points, 1.98 points and 0.19 points to close at 344.71 points, 614.91 points and 264.02 points, respectively.
However, insurance, ‘others’ and development bank groups’ sub-indices decreased by 1.43 points, 1.18 points and 0.4 points to close at 481.39 points, 553.39 points and 246.18 points, respectively.
On Tuesday’s trading, NMB Bank, Patan Finance Limited, Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank Limited, Nabil Bank Limited (promoter shares) and Alpine Development Bank Limited were top five gainers.
Similarly, Valley Finance Limited, Unique Finance Company Limited, Purnima Bikas Bank Limited, Swabalamban Bikas Bank Limited and Alpine Development Bank Limited were top five losers.
On Tuesday, the sole secondary share market traded 78 companies’ 131,206 worth Rs. 42,028,014 in 814 transactions.