Kathmandu, July 29:
Propelled by the commercial banks, hotels, development banks and finance company groups, Nepse today crossed 1000 points to record 1001.99, a growth by 18.92 points or 1.12 per cent from yesterdayâ€™s closing of 983.07 points.
The sensetive index also posted a growth of 5.23 points or 2.01 per cent to 265.22 points from yesterdayâ€™s closing. The Nepse this week opened in the green zone and continuously flared for the second day and third day, today, to cross 1000-point mark. Earlier, the Nepse had crossed 1065-point in the starting of 2008.
Except hydropower group, other groups posted gain. The commercial banksâ€™ grou-ps gained 24.11 points to 1038.18 points from yesterdayâ€™s closing. Similarly, hotels, development banks and finance groups gained 2.01 points to 341.56 points, 32.84 points to 1420.91 points and 11.83 points to 1152.62 points from yesterdayâ€™s closing.
The sole secondary market, Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd also witnessed trading of a total of 1,55,178 shares. The market capitalisation today has been recorded at Rs 3,87,039.49 million.