NEPSE Faces Volatility and Ends Short Trading Week with a Significant Decrease of 4.74% in Index Value


This week, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) had only four trading days as Monday was a holiday due to Republic Day. At the end of the week, the NEPSE index closed at 1,866.34, experiencing a loss of 92.78 points or -4.74%. In the previous week, the index had closed at 1,959.12, showing a gain of 4.36% compared to the week before.

Throughout the week, the NEPSE index reached a high of 1,977.36 and a low of 1,837.43, indicating a volatility of 139.93 points. In the previous week, the volatility was 96.44 points. The largest intraday gain occurred on Tuesday, with an increase of 53.16 points and a turnover of Rs. 2.3 Arba. The total turnover for the week amounted to Rs. 8.95 Arba. In terms of trading volume, more than 2.89 crore unit shares were traded through 155,123 transactions.

The current market capitalization of NEPSE stands at Rs. 2,74,651.40 million, which is equivalent to Rs. 27.24 Kharba. Despite the shortened trading week, the NEPSE experienced fluctuations and ended with a significant decrease in its index value.

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