NEPSE Index Surges 2.56% as SHIVAM CEMENTS Takes the Lead in Trading


Today, the NEPSE index, which represents the stock market in Nepal, concluded at a closing value of 2,094.33 points. It experienced a significant increase of 52.26 points from the previous trading day, representing a gain of 2.56%. In comparison, on Thursday, the index had gained 5.00 points. The trading day started with an opening value of 2,045.06 points and reached its lowest point at 2,037.90 points before eventually closing at the highest point of 2,094.33 points.

A total of 280 different stocks were traded today, with a notable number of 70,647 transactions taking place. Throughout these trades, a significant amount of shares, totaling 12,095,966, were exchanged, resulting in a turnover amount of Rs. 4.86 Arba. This represents a higher turnover compared to the previous trading day, which had a turnover of Rs. 3.16 Arba.

The stock that saw the most trading activity and had the highest turnover was SHIVAM CEMENTS LTD (SHIVM), with shares amounting to Rs. 36.64 crores being traded. The closing market price for SHIVM shares stood at Rs. 585 per share.

Furthermore, seven stocks experienced a gain of 10% each and reached the positive circuit for the day, indicating a significant increase in their market value. On the other hand, Shuvam Power Limited (SPL) recorded the highest loss of 5.58% during today’s trading.

Among the various sectors, only one sector closed in the negative territory, namely “Banking,” which experienced a decrease of 0.29%. Conversely, the “Life Insurance” sector gained the highest percentage increase of 6.38% during today’s trading.

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