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Coronavirus outbreak: Top family firms lose Rs 22 trillion in m-cap

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These firms together took a Rs 22 trillion hit on market capitalisation in financial year 2019-20 (FY20) as investors sold shares fearing sharp decline in earnings in FY21.

Krishna Kant Mumbai
The sell-off in the stock market because of likely losses resulting from the lockdown imposed in light of the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) took a toll on India’s family-owned businesses.
 
These firms together took a Rs 22 trillion hit on market capitalisation in financial year 2019-20 (FY20) as investors sold shares fearing sharp decline in earnings in FY21.
 
The combined market capitalisation of the top 873 family-owned companies was down 26.3 per cent year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 61.8 trillion at the end of trading on Tuesday. It had grown 6 per cent in FY19 and nearly 20 per

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First Published: Mar 31 2020 | 10:01 PM IST

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