The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index concluded at 1,847.70 points, recording a loss of 10.86 points, which represents a 0.58% decrease compared to the previous day’s closing. It’s worth noting that this market performance marks a substantial downturn, with the index closing at its lowest point in the past six months. This level was last observed on May 17 when it concluded at 1,845.01 points. Moreover, there has been a significant decline of approximately 380 points since the announcement of this year’s Monetary Policy.
The day’s trading activities commenced with the index opening at 1,858.27, reaching an intraday low of 1,842.73, while achieving an intraday high of 1,859.48.
In the course of today’s trading, a total of 281 different stocks were actively traded in 45,763 transactions. The volume of shares traded amounted to 3,749,954 units, with a cumulative turnover of Rs. 96.44 Crore. The overall market capitalization stood at Rs. 28.46 Kharba, and the float market capitalization was at Rs. 9.97 Kharba.
Asha Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd Promoter Share (ALBSLP) led in terms of turnover, with a trading value of Rs. 10.10 crores, but it closed at a market price of Rs. 0.
Similarly, Chandragiri Hills Limited (CGH) recorded the most substantial gain of 6.04% during the day’s trading, while Sayapatri Hydropower Limited (SPHL) faced the most significant loss, declining by 10.00% on the day.
As for sector indices, all indices, except “Hotels And Tourism Index” and “Manufacturing And Processing,” closed in the red. “Hotels And Tourism Index” saw the most significant gain, increasing by 4.27%, while the “Mutual Fund” index recorded the most notable loss of 4.63% for the day.