The NEPSE index closed at 2,584.52 today, an increase of 27.51 points from its previous closing point on Thursday. On that particular day, the index had fallen by 14.7 points.
The index began the day at 2,557 and reached an intraday low of 2,546.39 by the end of the day. The index, on the other hand, eventually surged to an intraday high of 2,587.35 points. It then finished extremely close to the intraday high, at 2,584.52, before reversing course.
A total of 5,818,025 shares were traded, resulting in a turnover amount of only Rs. 2.773 Arba (Rs. 2.773 Arba per share). This represents an increase above the previous Thursday’s turnover of Rs. 2.635 Arba. A total of 38,147 transactions took place involving 225 scrips.
ICFC Finance Limited (ICFC) had the highest turnover with Rs. 15.91 crores, closing at a market price of Rs. 709 per share. It was the most profitable company with a turnover of Rs. 15.91 crores. It was the units of the Global IME Samunnat Scheme 1 (GIMES1) that were the most heavily araded.
Best Finance Company Limited (BFC) and Ridi Hydropower Development Company Limited (RHPC) have both reached the 10 percent positive circuit breaker mark in their respective businesses. Meanwhile, the most severely hit company was Mero Microfinance Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (MERO), which suffered a 10 percent decline.
Only “Trading” suffered a small loss of 1.07 percent. Among the other industries that had gains, “Finance” saw the greatest increase at 4.11 percent.