NEPSE Index Records Marginal Decline, Market Highlights and Sectoral Trends

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index registered a decline of 8.75 points, equivalent to 0.42%, compared to the previous day’s closing, concluding at 2,060.15 points. This follows a loss of 1.93 points in the index on the preceding trading day. The day commenced with the index opening at 2072.45 and witnessed fluctuations, reaching an intraday low of 2,056.87 and a high of 2,096.44.

In the course of today’s trading activities, a total of 306 different stocks were traded through 102,905 transactions. The trading volume amounted to 11,892,559 shares, contributing to a total turnover of Rs. 4.48 Arba. The market capitalization stood at Rs. 32.00 Kharba, with a float market capitalization of Rs. 11.05 Kharba.

SHIVAM CEMENTS LTD (SHIVM) emerged as the stock with the highest turnover, reaching Rs. 20.13 crores, and closed at a market price of Rs. 579.

Among the gainers for the day were CEDB Hydropower Development Company Limited (CHDC) and Chirkhwa Hydropower Limited (CKHL), both gaining 10%. Following closely were Nepal Warehousing Company Limited (NWCL) and Hathway Investment Nepal Limited (HATHY), each recording gains of 9.99%, along with MKCL at 9.98%.

Conversely, Molung Hydropower Company Limited (MHCL) experienced the most significant loss, with a decline of 8.09%.

Analyzing the sector indices, only five sectors closed positively today. The “Investment Index and Manufacturing And Processing” exhibited the highest gain of 1.07%, while the “HydroPower Index” witnessed a loss of 1.72%.



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