On Sunday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE), the country’s sole secondary market, gained by 55.50 points to reach 2837.62 points, or a 1.99% increase.
Moreover, the daily turnover increased on the first trading day of the week as well, with a total of 13,899,322 units of shares of 232 companies being traded for a value of Rs 7.823 billion, a rise from the previous day.
On the other hand, the sensitive index increased 1.82 percent to 530.46 points, a 1.82 percent increase. In a similar vein, the float index finished the day at 197.66 points, an increase of 1.84 percent.
To date, all of the sub-indices have been positive, with the exception of the Banking sub-indices which has fallen by 2.96 points (or 0.16 percent) today to 1890.35 points (down from 1890.35 points yesterday).
With a gain of 603.03 points, the nonlife insurance index was the most significant gainer on the day.
Immediately following the share sale, the market capitalization was Rs 3.975 trillion.
In today’s trading, 162 scrips rose in value, while 23 scrips fell in value and two remained unchanged.