NEPSE Index Sees Minor Decline of 0.14% as Unique Nepal Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (UNLB) Faces Significant Loss


The NEPSE index concluded the trading day at 2,091.39 points, experiencing a slight decline of 2.94 points from the previous day’s closing. This translates to a loss of 0.14%. In contrast, the index had recorded a significant gain of 52.26 points in the previous session.

At the start of the trading day, the index opened at 2,097.53 points and reached its highest point at 2,107.60. However, it also dipped to a low of 2,075.21 before ultimately settling at 2,091.39 at the closing bell.

A total of 276 different stocks were traded, with a considerable number of 69,168 transactions taking place. Throughout these trades, a significant volume of shares, totaling 12,975,168, were exchanged, resulting in a turnover amount of Rs. 4.74 Arba. This represents a decrease in turnover compared to the previous trading day, which recorded a turnover of Rs. 4.86 Arba.

SHIVAM CEMENTS LTD (SHIVM) stood out with the highest turnover of Rs. 29.82 crores, closing at a market price of Rs. 563.50 per share. The shares of HIDCLP also saw notable trading activity.

Six stocks experienced an upward trend and hit the positive circuit for the day, reflecting a significant increase in their market value. On the other hand, Unique Nepal Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (UNLB) witnessed a substantial loss of 10% during today’s trading.

Among the various sector indices, only five closed in the green, with the “Finance” sector showing the highest gain of 5.22%. However, the “Non-Life Insurance” sector recorded the highest loss of 2.48% for the day.

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