NEPSE Index Witnesses Slight Decline of 0.11% Amidst Mixed Sector Performances

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index experienced a marginal decline of 2.17 points or 0.11% compared to the previous day’s closing, settling at 1,894.53 points. The preceding trading day had witnessed a loss of 11.27 points for the index. The trading session commenced with the index opening at 1896.4, reaching an intraday low of 1,885.23, and peaking at an intraday high of 1,902.63.

During today’s session, 290 different stocks were traded in 47,333 transactions, involving the exchange of 4,727,902 shares. The total turnover amounted to Rs. 1.28 arba. The float market capitalization and total market capitalization were Rs. 10.19 Kharba and Rs. 29.21 Kharba, respectively.

Sonapur Minerals And Oil Limited (SONA) led in turnover for the third consecutive day, concluding at a market price of Rs. 301.20 with the highest turnover of Rs. 8.49 crores.

Buddha Bhumi Nepal Hydropower Company Limited (BNHC) emerged as the top gainer of the day, achieving a growth of 9.97%. Conversely, Narayani Development Bank Limited (NABBC) suffered the most significant loss with a decline of 5.33%.

With the exception of “Finance Index,” “Hotels And Tourism Index,” “HydroPower Index,” “Manufacturing And Processing,” and “Mutual Fund,” all other sector indices closed in the red. The “Hotels And Tourism Index” experienced the most significant gain of 3.33%, while the “Trading Index” incurred a loss of 0.99%.

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