NEPSE closes at 1213.63 points after loss of 8.43 points today; Panchthar Power Company hits the negative circuit

Tue, Aug 20, 2019 3:20 PM on Latest, NEPSE News, Stock Market,

After yesterday’s brief correction, the market continued to lose points today. The benchmark index lost 0.69% or 8.43 points and closed at 1213.63 points. The turnover stood at Rs.27.35 Crore achieved from trade of 1,177,647 units of shares traded through 6,318 transactions trading scrips of 165 listed companies in the process.

Soaltee Hotel Limited (SHL) dominated the trade today with turnover of Rs.4.35 Crore achieved through trade of 189,755 units of shares. The LTP of the scrip stands at Rs.231 per share.

Bishal Bazar Company (BBC) was today’s top gainer as it gained 5.62% or 78 points and closed at Rs.1467 per share. Panchthar Power Company (PPCL) hit the negative circuit as it lost 9.56% or 11 points and closed at Rs.104 per share.

Sensitive Index lost 1.76 points and closed at 263.19 points while Float Index lost 0.58 points and closed at 89.38 points.

Trading sector and Mutual Funds were the only gaining sub-indices while rest of the sub-indices ended in the red zone after losing points.