Kathmandu, August 1: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) that was bullish after the new monetary policy last week witnessed a bearish trend this week.
The market dropped 25.97 points compared to the first day of the week and closed at 1027.98 points on the last day of the week. The benchmark index had gained 40.11 points in the previous week.
The transaction volume stood at Rs 3.32 billion of a total of 174 companies. According to the Nepse, the transaction amount is 225.29 per cent more against the previous week.
The sensitive index that measures the transaction of ‘A’ class companies lost 3.86 points to close at 220.98 points compared to the first day of the week.
The Everest Bank remained at the top position with the business of Rs 224.4 million on the basis of share transaction during the week-long period.