242 Companies listed at NEPSE by mid-October

Two hundred and forty-two companies listed at NEPSE by mid-October include 146 Bank and Financial Institutions (BFIs) and insurance companies, 59 hydropower companies, 19 manufacturing and processing industries, 6 investment companies, 5 hotels, 4 trading companies and 3 others, according to a report on Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation of Nepal issued by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).

BFIs and insurance companies’ share in stock market capitalization is 68.6 percent while hydropower companies share 10.5 percent. Other shares include investment companies 6.4 percent, manufacturing and processing industries 4.4 percent, hotels 1.7 percent, trading companies 0.4 percent.

The share of other companies is 8.1 percent.