KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange index on Tuesday rose by 39.16 points. The sensitive index that measures performance of Group 'A' companies also went up by 8.09 points to close at 257.74 points.
Approximately 1.51 million shares of 116 companies were traded at Rs 506.1 million. Trade group witnessed a dip, while other companies climbed.
Trade group tanked 3.13 points. Banking sector rose 33.27 points, hotels 126.26 points, development banks 41.7 points and hydropower 61.77 points.
Likewise, finances climbed 2.43 points, insurance companies 293.86 points, production sector 14.76 points, micro finance group 65.5 points and others 3.88 points.