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Adani group's market rout hits $72 bn as fight with Hindenburg escalates

The three-day selloff has now erased nearly $72 billion of market value amid a share sale by Adani's flagship that was meant to underline the tycoon's ascension on the global stage

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Abhishek Vishnoi, Ishika Mookerjee and Ashutosh Joshi | Bloomberg
Billionaire Gautam Adani’s 413-page attempt to restore confidence in his business empire is falling flat with investors, as stock-market losses deepen and key dollar bonds sink to fresh lows.

Shares of all Adani Group firms slumped on Monday despite the Indian conglomerate’s lengthy weekend rebuttal to allegations of fraud by short seller Hindenburg Research. The three-day selloff has now erased nearly $72 billion of market value amid a share sale by Adani’s flagship that was meant to underline the tycoon’s ascension on the global stage.

While the Adani Group has portrayed Hindenburg’s allegations as baseless and an attack against India

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First Published: Jan 30 2023 | 12:13 PM IST

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