Nepal Stock Exchange Report: Index Dips 0.31%, Himalayan Reinsurance Leads Turnover, Mixed Performances in Sectors

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index registered a decline of 6.46 points or 0.31% compared to the previous day’s closing, settling at 2,026.59 points, following a loss of 1.76 points in the preceding trading session.

As today’s trading commenced, the market opened with the index at 2,034.39 points, achieving an intraday high of 2,044.44 and reaching a low of 2,020.88.

Throughout the trading session today, a total of 313 different stocks were traded in 58,362 transactions. The total volume of shares traded amounted to 6,341,174, leading to a turnover of Rs. 2.24 Arba. The market capitalization was reported at Rs. 31.85 Kharba, with a float market capitalization of Rs. 10.91 Kharba.

Himalayan Reinsurance Limited (HRL) dominated in turnover, accumulating Rs. 11.12 crores and concluding the day with a market price of Rs. 633.20.

While four companies experienced positive circuits during the trading day, Peoples Hydropower Company Limited (PHCL) marked the most significant decline, incurring a loss of 7.84%.

In terms of sector indices, only one sector closed in the green today, with the “Manufacturing And Processing Index” witnessing the highest gain of 2.84%. Conversely, the “HydroPower Index” experienced a loss of 0.88%.


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