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Maruti shares up 1% as Manesar plant reopens

The stock has lost about 4% since the plant closure

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Shares of today settled about one% higher after the company resumed production at its amid heavy security, a month after a was declared due to violence.

The scrip closed 0.68% up at Rs 1,185.10 on the BSE. Intra-day, the stock gained 1.55% to Rs 1,195.3.

At the NSE, the stock ended 0.96% higher at Rs 1,188.90.

The stock has lost about 4% since the plant closure.


"Production has resumed at the Maruti Suzuki this morning," a company spokesperson today said.

The company had earlier announced that only 300 permanent workers will resume work in a single shift. Initially, about 150 cars are expected to be rolled out every day instead of the plant's normal capacity of 1,500-1,700 units.

The company had declared a at on July 21 following the July 18 violence. The overall during the was pegged at around Rs 1,400 crore.

First Published: Tue, August 21 2012. 18:28 IST
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