NEPSE Surges by 22.10 Points, Closing at 2,052.65 with Microfinance Leading Green Sector Rally

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index recorded a significant gain of 22.10 points, equivalent to 1.08%, surpassing the previous day’s closing to settle at 2,052.65 points. In the preceding trading session, the index had registered a gain of 13.51 points.

Commencing the trading day, the index opened at 2,032.58, touching an intraday low of 2,032.58, and achieving an intraday high of 2,061.20.

Throughout the day’s trading activities, 304 different stocks were traded in 56,726 transactions. The volume of shares traded totaled 7,043,457, with a cumulative turnover of Rs. 2.92 Arba. The market capitalization stood at Rs. 32.26 Kharba, and the float market capitalization was Rs. 10.97 Kharba.

SHIVAM CEMENTS LTD (SHIVM) emerged with the highest turnover, amounting to Rs. 22.93 crores, and concluded at a market price of Rs. 537.

Among the gainers, Wean Nepal Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (WNLB) and Jalpa Samudayik Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (JALPA) exhibited the most substantial gain of 10%, followed by Mahuli Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (MSLB) with an 8.72% gain.

On the downside, Chirkhwa Hydropower Limited (CKHL) incurred the highest loss of 7.06%, trailed by Peoples Hydropower Company Limited (PHCL) with a loss of 6.95%.

In the sector indices, only the HydroPower Index concluded in the red, while the “Microfinance Index” demonstrated the most significant gain of 4.21%. The “HydroPower Index” experienced a marginal loss of 0.12%


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