NEPSE Records 1.43% Decline: Market Overview, Top Gainers, and Losers

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index witnessed a decline of 28.68 points or 1.43% compared to the previous day’s closing, settling at 1,972.09 points. This followed a loss of 0.87 points in the preceding trading session. The market opened at 2,001.02, reaching an intraday high of 2,007.57 and hitting a low of 1,970.04.

Throughout today’s trading session, a total of 309 different stocks were traded in 48,349 transactions. The volume of shares exchanged reached 7,446,991, contributing to a turnover of Rs. 2.59 Arba. The market capitalization was reported at Rs. 30.99 Kharba, with a float market capitalization of Rs. 10.58 Kharba.

Sonapur Minerals And Oil Limited (SONA) took the lead in turnover, accumulating Rs. 11.13 crores and concluding the day with a market price of Rs. 440.00.

Among the notable performers, Bottlers Nepal (Balaju) Limited (BNL) emerged as today’s highest gainer, experiencing a 10% increase. Following closely, Manakamana Smart Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (MKLB) demonstrated a gain of 9.86%.

On the contrary, Joshi Hydropower Development Company Ltd (JOSHI) faced the most significant loss of 10%.

In the sectoral analysis, all sectors closed in the red today, with the “Finance Index” marking the highest loss at 3.21%, while the “Mutual Fund Index” recorded the least loss at 0.36%.


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