Nepse gains 55.88 points on Monday, turnover amount hits Rs 2.43 billion

Published On: August 15, 2022 05:42 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, August 15: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Monday rose by 55.88 points to close at 2,065.89 points.

Although the market plunged on Sunday and closed near 2,000 points, the market got a notable rise on the following day, after the investors rushed to purchase shares at the lowest possible price. The authority imposed a positive circuit on 13 companies after their share prices rose at a significant rate.

The secondary market opened at 2,010.01 points and went to a straight rise throughout the trading hours for the day. Overall, the Nepse index increased 2.78 percent.

The sensitive index that measures the performance of blue chips companies also surged 11.23 points. Indices of all the 13 trading groups increased, while six of them gained three-digit points in their indices.

The turnover amount also hit Rs 2.43 billion, an increase from Rs 1.87 billion on Sunday. In individual companies, Shivam Cements had the largest transaction of its shares worth Rs 210.25 million. Shree Investment Finance Company was the topmost gainer while Ridi Hydropower Development Company lost the biggest percent in its share price. 


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