The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index experienced a decline of 23.82 points, equivalent to a 1.28% decrease compared to the previous day’s closing, settling at 1,829.65 points. In contrast, the index had recorded a gain of 1.39 points during the preceding trading session.
Commencing at 1853.17, the index witnessed fluctuations throughout the day, reaching an intraday low of 1,821.38 and a high of 1,853.87.
Today’s trading session involved 285 different stocks, with a total of 37,607 transactions taking place. The traded volume amounted to 3,675,101 shares, resulting in a cumulative turnover of Rs. 95.04 crore. The market capitalization, based on a float market capitalization of Rs. 9.85 Kharba, stood at Rs. 28.21 Kharba.
Himalayan Distillery Limited (HDL) secured the highest turnover of Rs. 7.78 crores, with a market price of Rs. 1,622.50.
Noteworthy in today’s market activity, Menchhiyam Hydropower Limited (MCHL) emerged as the top gainer, achieving an 8.13% increase. Conversely, Mathillo Mailun Khola Jalvidhyut Limited (MMKJL) incurred the most significant loss of 9.94%.
With the exception of the “Mutual Fund” sector, all other sector indexes concluded in negative territory. “Manufacturing And Processing” exhibited the most considerable loss at 3.12%, while “Mutual Fund” experienced a modest gain of 0.42%.