NEPSE Index Surges by 2.09% with Record Turnover, All Sectors in Green

The NEPSE index experienced significant gains today, closing at 1,980.09 points, which is an increase of 40.48 points from the previous trading day’s closing. This represents a gain of 2.09% in the overall index value. Last Thursday, the index had gained 7.27 points.

The trading day started with the index opening at 1,941.52 points and reaching its lowest point at 1,941.24 points. However, it climbed as high as 1,983.98 points before settling at 1,980.09 points at the close of trading.

During the day, a total of 275 scrips were traded through 61,450 transactions. The shares exchanged amounted to 9,528,255, with a turnover value of Rs. 3.45 Arba. This represents an increase compared to the previous trading day’s turnover of Rs. 2.305 Arba. Notably, this is the highest turnover observed in the last four months, since February 8, 2023, when the turnover amounted to Rs. 3.69 Arba.

Among the traded shares, Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) had the highest turnover of Rs. 11.47 crores, closing at a market price of Rs. 2,458 per share. The shares of SNMAPO were the most actively traded.

In terms of individual stock performance, Bhugol Energy Development Company Limited (BEDC) registered the highest gain of 10%, followed by City Hotel Limited (CITY) with a gain of 9.99%. On the other hand, Global IME Balanced Fund-1 (GIBF1) experienced the highest loss of 3.83% on the day.

In a positive note, all sector indices closed in the green. The “Finance” sector witnessed the highest gain of 5.72%, while the “Mutual Fund” sector had the lowest gain of 0.42% on the day.

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