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TCS shares fall over 5%; m-cap dips by Rs 30,513 cr

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Shares of (TCS) declined over 5 per cent today following reports that is planning to raise around Rs 8,200 crore by selling stake in the IT

The stock dropped 5.22 per cent to end at Rs 2,892.45 on BSE. During the day, it dove 5.49 per cent to Rs 2,884.10.

On NSE, shares of the company slipped 5.41 per cent to close at Rs 2,886.80.

Led by the drop in the stock, the company's market valuation tumbled Rs 30,512.89 crore to Rs 5,53,698.11 crore.

In terms of equity volume, 21.98 lakh shares of the company were traded on BSE and over 4 crore shares changed hands on NSE during the day.

The stock was the worst hit among the bluechips on both Sensex and Nifty during the day.

Tata Sons, the promoter of operating companies of the Tata group, is planning to raise around Rs 8,200 crore by selling stake in IT TCS, according to

is looking to sell around 2.83 crore shares amounting to about 1.48 per cent stake in TCS and the transaction is likely to be happen this week, the sources added.

When contacted, declined to comment.

After the proposed share sale, Tata Sons' holding in (TCS) will come down to around 72 per cent from 73.52 per cent as on December, 2017.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 16:30 IST