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Gitanjali Gems is locked in lower circuit for the third straight trading days, down 10% at Rs 33.80 on BSE with no buyers were seen on the counter. The stock is trading close to its record low of Rs 29.95 touched on March 1, 2016 on BSE in intra-day trade.
Till 01:22 pm; a combined 108,960 equity shares changed hands and there were pending sell orders for 18.07 million shares on the BSE and NSE, the exchanges data shows.
Mehul Choksi, the promoter of Gitanjali Gems, is Nirav Modi's uncle and business partner.
After the development, the company secretary, chief financial officer and one of the board of directors of Gitanjali Gems have resigned in past three days.
The BSE today said the Exchange has received email dated February 17, 2018 from Ms. Pankhuri with regards to her resignation as VP- Compliance and Company Secretary w.e.f. from February 13, 2018 and also, informed about resignation of Mr. Chandrakant Karkare from the post of Chief Financial Officer w.e.f. February 15, 2018.
The Exchange has also received email dated February 19, 2018 from Mr. Krishnan Sangameswaran with regards to his resignation from the board of the Gitanjali Gems, it added.
Besides Gitanjali Gems, Rajesh Exports, Renaissance Jewellery, Goldiam International, Lypsa Gems, PC Jeweller and Asian Star Company were down 5% to 8% on the BSE. On comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex was trading 1% or 362 points lower at 33,649.
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