In today’s trading session on the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE), the NEPSE Index showed a positive performance, gaining 21.30 points or 1.16% compared to the previous day’s closing. The index closed at 1,847.54 points, which was a welcome turnaround from the 21.46-point decline experienced in the previous trading session.
The trading day began with the index opening at 1,826.68 points. Throughout the day, it reached an intraday low of 1,824.56 points and a high of 1,850.58 points, reflecting fluctuations in the market.
This session witnessed trading activity in 283 different equities, involving a total of 47,231 transactions. Notably, a substantial volume of 3,555,670 shares changed hands, resulting in a total turnover of Rs. 93.89 crore. The market had a float market capitalization of Rs. 9.95 Kharba, contributing to an overall market capitalization of Rs. 28.46 Kharba.
Soaltee Hotel Limited (SHL) achieved the highest turnover, amounting to Rs. 6.43 crores, with shares trading at a market price of Rs. 428.50.
Among individual stocks, Hathway Investment Nepal Limited (HATHY) experienced the most significant gain, with a rise of 9.98% in its value. In contrast, Laxmi Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd. (LLBS) faced the most substantial loss, declining by 4.28% during the trading day.
Regarding sector performance, all sector indices ended on a positive note, with gains across the board. Notably, the “Hotels And Tourism Index” registered the highest increase, surging by 3.73%, while the “Microfinance Index” showed the smallest gain, with a 0.26% increase.