NEPSE Index Registers Modest Gain of 0.39% as Hotels and Tourism Sector Leads Green Zone

The NEPSE index concluded the trading day at 1,987.87, registering a gain of 7.79 points or 0.39% compared to the previous day’s closing. The index had experienced a significant increase of 40.48 points in the previous session.

The day started with the index opening at 1,984.36 and reaching an intraday high of 2,003.25. However, it also dipped to a low of 1,972.00 before ultimately closing at 1,987.87.

In terms of trading activity, 285 scrips were traded through 49,944 transactions. The total shares exchanged amounted to 7,454,007, with a turnover of Rs. 2.88 Arba. This figure represented a decrease compared to the turnover of Rs. 3.45 Arba recorded in the previous trading day.

Soaltee Hotel Limited (SHL) accounted for the highest turnover of Rs. 15.28 crores, with its market price closing at Rs. 375.30 per share. The shares of SSHL were the most actively traded.

Five scrips experienced a significant gain of 10%, reaching the positive circuit during the day’s trading activities. On the other hand, Prabhu Smart Fund (PRSF) incurred a loss of 10% during the session.

Among the sector indices, six closed in the green, with the “Hotels and Tourism” sector gaining the highest at 10.78%. However, the “Finance” sector recorded the highest loss of 0.96% during the day’s trading activities.

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