Kathmandu, Sept. 2: The benchmark capital market Index, NEPSE continued its declining trend on Monday recording a double digit fall of 14.45 points (1.22 per cent) to close at 1,170.34 points.
The NEPSE index had also declined by 11.63 points on Sunday. The index is showing continuously declining trend for couple of months.
The sensitive index, which measures the performance of group ‘A’ companies also declined by 2.98 points to close at 256 points today.
The stock exchange traded 1,380,660 unit shares worth Rs. 407,569,712 of 171 companies in 10,770 transactions on Monday.
In today’s transaction, sub-indices of all 11 groups posted declining trend. Life insurance group’s sub-indices posted highest points fall of 95.68 points followed by non life insurance and microfinance whose indices declined by 71.27 points and 24.98 points respectively.
Similarly, sub-indices of manufacturing, hydropower, development bank and banking groups declined by 20.2 points, 14.74 points, 12.9 points and 12.59 points respectively.
Likewise, others, finance, hotels and mutual fund sub-indices declined by 7.36 points, 6.04 points, 0.34 points and 0.06 points respectively.
Share holders of Gramin Bikash Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha, Support Microfinance Bittiya Sanstha, United Finance, Karnali Bikas Bank Litied and United Insurance Company became top losers in today’s transaction.
However, shareholders of Dibyashwori Hydropower Limited, Sabaiko Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha, Andhikhola Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha, World Merchant and fFnance and Oriental Hotel became top gainers today.