By RSS on Jun 12,2018 - 17:42
Nepal Stock Exchange index today decreased 1.93 points to close at 1,239.26. Likewise, the sensitive index that measures performance of class 'A' stocks dipped 0.64 points to sit at 260.47.
The total 947,393 shares of 160 companies were traded at over Rs 299 million.
Shares of three subgroups increased however. Finance went up by 2.15 points, insurance by 1.59 and production group by 5.12. Likewise, banking sector remained unchanged to 2.9 points, development bank to 0.47, hydropower to 2.25 and microfinance got stable to 1.16 points.
Rice production in Province 1 this year increased by 12 per cent compared to the previous year. According to the Regional Agriculture Directorate Office, Biratnagar, a total of one million 241 thousand 639 metric tons of rice was produced in the province comprising 14 districts from Bhojpur to Udaypur.
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