KATHMANDU: The domestic share market that surged for two straight days on Sunday and Monday was hit by a double-digit fall today, the third day of the week.

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index plummeted 14.61 points to close at 1,168.17 points, disappointing the investors.

According to NEPSE, the sensitive index measuring the trade and values of 'A' class companies fell by 3.04 points and sits at 248.59 points. A total of 1,478,724 units of shares of 159 companies were traded today and the total turnover was Rs 532,325,646.

Two sub-indices remained exceptional to eight other sub-indices as they recorded a rise in their share price today, closing with a green symbol. They belong to manufacturing and production (9.31 points) and other groups (5.38 points).