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NMDC slips after revision of iron ore prices

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fell 0.62% to Rs 96.15 at 9:18 IST on BSE after the company reduced prices of with effect from 1 December 2018.

The announcement was made after market hours yesterday, 3 December 2018.

Meanwhile, the was down 53.22 points, or 0.15% to 36,187.78.

On the BSE, 7272 shares were traded in the counter so far compared with average daily volumes of 1.97 lakh shares in the past two weeks. The stock had hit a high of Rs 96.25 and a low of Rs 95.40 so far during the day. The stock hit a 52-week high of Rs 162.55 on 8 January 2018. The stock hit a 52-week low of Rs 92.90 on 29 November 2018.

reduced prices of high grade (lumps) by Rs 300 to Rs 3550 per tonne for the current month. The state-run firm has also cut the prices for fines, which are inferior grade ore, by Rs 200 to Rs 3,110 per tonne for December 2018.

Net profit of declined 24.63% to Rs 636.37 crore on 0.69% rise in net sales to Rs 2437.92 crore in Q2 September 2018 over Q2 September 2017.

NMDC is India's single largest iron ore producer, presently producing about 30 million tonnes of iron ore from 3 fully mechanized mines viz., Bailadila Deposit-14/11C, Bailadila Deposit-5, 10/11A (State) and Donimalai Iron Ore Mines (Karnataka State).

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 09:17 IST