NEPSE falls market closes at 2,876.75 points today

On Thursday, the penultimate trading day of the week, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index fell by double digits.

Today, the index dropped 14.60 points to 2,876.75 points. The Sensitive Index, which reflects the trading activity of Class A corporations, fell 3.25 points in tandem with the NEPSE index.

The index was generally green during the trading day but ended with a double-digit loss in the red.

Today, 15,780,713 shares of 224 companies were purchased and sold in 108,365 transactions, bringing the total turnover to almost Rs 8.5 billion.

Despite the market crisis, most hydropower and non-life insurance firms have seen their stock values improve.