The NEPSE Index experienced a modest gain of 1.39 points, equivalent to 0.07% compared to the previous day’s closing, reaching a concluding value of 1,853.48 points. Notably, in the last trading session before the Tihar break, the index had encountered a loss of 11.85 points. The day commenced with an opening value of 1852.29, hitting an intraday low of 1,846.52 and reaching an intraday high of 1,873.34.
Throughout the trading session, a total of 44,727 trades involving 284 different stocks were executed. The overall turnover amounted to Rs. 1.09 Arba, with 3,319,558 units of shares changing hands. The market capitalization, based on float, stood at Rs. 9.97 Kharba, contributing to an overall market capitalization of Rs. 28.55 Kharba.
Himalayan Distillery Limited (HDL) led in terms of turnover, concluding at a market price of Rs. 1,737 and achieving the highest turnover of Rs. 7.36 crores. Global IME Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd. (GILB) emerged as the top gainer for the day with a growth of 9.98%, closely followed by Karnali Development Bank Limited (KRBL) at 9.96%. Conversely, Forward Microfinance Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (FOWAD) and Sayapatri Hydropower Limited (SPHL) experienced the most significant losses, both at 10%.
Despite fluctuations, all sector indexes concluded on a positive note, except for “Hotels And Tourism Index,” “Manufacturing And Processing,” “Microfinance Index,” and “Others Index.” Notably, the “Trading Index” recorded the highest daily gain of 1.42%, while the “Manufacturing And Processing” sector saw the most substantial loss, amounting to 1.91%.