NEPSE: All indices go down as the market falls by 1.13 per cent


Kathmandu, February 18

On Sunday, all stock market indicators went down. The NEPSE index witnessed a decline of 27.21 points (1.31 per cent) compared to Thursday, ending the day at 2,034.82 points.

Alongside NEPSE, the Sensitive index dropped by 0.91 per cent, while the Float index decreased by 1.32 per cent. The Sensitive index reflects the performance of ‘A’ category companies, whereas the float index indicates the shares available to the general public.

The total turnover amounted to Rs 3.77 billion. Out of the total listed companies, the value of 225 went down, two remained stable and 21 went up.

In terms of sectors, the Finance group experienced the most significant decrease at 2.7 per cent, followed by the Hydropower which went down by 2.15 per cent.

The Banking group witnessed a decline of 7 points, while Development Banks saw a decrease of 69 points. Additionally, the Finance group experienced a drop of 49 points, followed by Hotels and Tourism with a decrease of 61 points, Hydropower with a decline of 58 points, and Life insurance down by 139 points. Furthermore, the Manufacturing group went down by 39 points, Microfinance by 38 points, Non-life insurance by 206 points, Others by 23 points, and Trading by 41 points.

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