NEPSE adds 12.29 points, daily turnover rises to Rs 2.25 billion

Published On: April 21, 2024 06:57 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 21: Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) on Sunday added 12.29 points to close at 1,984.43 points.

The secondary market opened at 1,972.14 points and fell successively to reach 1,953.38 points in the first two and a half hours of trading. The index, however, went to an upward graph in the remaining trading hours and achieved around 31 points before the market closed for the day.

The sensitive index that measures the performance of ‘A’ class companies also inclined 0.28 points. The daily turnover increased to Rs 2.25 billion from Rs 2.09 billion on Thursday.

The market values of two groups including banking and mutual funds fell. Of the 11 trading groups which gained in their values, manufacturing and processing gained the highest of 123.04 points. 

Among individual companies, 176 were recorded as gainers whereas 63 were the losers.

Gurkhas Finance Ltd had the largest turnover of its shares worth Rs 102.13 million. Dolti Power Company Limited gained the highest of 9.88 percent of its market price, while People’s Power Limited lost the highest of 7.46 percent of its market value.


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