NEPSE Index Records Moderate Gain, Highest Turnover in Five Months

The NEPSE index concluded today’s trading session at 2,037.06, registering a gain of 16.42 points from the previous day’s closing. This represents a percentage increase of 0.81%. Notably, the index had shown significant growth of 34.17 points in the previous trading session.

Starting at an opening value of 2,020.15, the index reached an intraday high of 2,067.10. However, it also experienced a dip, touching a low of 2,015.19 before settling at 2,037.06 by the end of the day.

During the trading session, a total of 275 scrips were exchanged through 79,461 transactions. The overall volume of shares traded amounted to 12,561,440, with a total turnover value of Rs. 5.01 Arba. This marks the highest turnover in the past five months, with the previous highest recorded on January 12, 2023, at Rs. 5.47 Arba.

Among the traded stocks, SHIVAM CEMENTS LTD (SHIVM) witnessed the most trading activity and recorded the highest turnover of Rs. 28.17 crores. The closing market price for SHIVM shares stood at Rs. 525 per share.

Two companies, namely Khaptad Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (KLBS) and City Hotel Limited (CITY), experienced significant gains and reached their respective positive circuits.

On the other hand, Rastriya Beema Company Limited (RBCL) faced the highest decline of 5.62% in its share value during today’s trading.

Among the sector indices, six closed in the red zone, with the “Others” sector gaining the most at 2.35%. The “Development Bank” sector experienced the highest loss at 0.96%.

Overall, the NEPSE index displayed a moderate gain, accompanied by a substantial turnover that reached its highest level in five months. The trading session saw notable performance in specific stocks and sectors, highlighting the dynamic nature of the market.

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