The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index wrapped up the trading day with a decline of 11.85 points, representing a 0.63% decrease compared to the previous day’s closing figure. It’s worth noting that the previous trading session had witnessed a gain of 5.17 points for the index.
The trading day kicked off with the index opening at 1,864.4 points. It experienced fluctuations during the day, reaching an intraday low of 1,847.85 points and an intraday high of 1,866.93 points.
Today’s trading session involved 27,845 trades, encompassing 282 different stocks. The total turnover for the day amounted to Rs. 83.60 crore, with a total of 2,833,731 units of shares being exchanged. The market capitalization reached Rs. 28.53 Kharba, with a float market capitalization of Rs. 9.96 Kharba.
Sonapur Minerals And Oil Limited (SONA) emerged as the stock with the highest turnover, amounting to Rs. 7.70 crores, while Sayapatri Hydropower Limited (SPHL) secured the title of the day’s biggest gainer with an increase of 6.96%. On the flip side, Mountain Energy Nepal Limited (MEN) suffered the most significant loss, declining by 6.58%.
In terms of sector performance, all sector indices concluded the trading day in negative territory as the market closed for the Tihar break. The “Others Index” experienced the most substantial loss of 1.55%, while the “Trading Index” recorded the least loss, standing at 0.14%.