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Yes Bank shares tank 9.5% in intra-day on Icra downgrade; trim losses later

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Shares of tumbled 9.5 per cent in intra-day trade Thursday after downgraded the company's long-term ratings.

The stock, however, managed to restrict the fall later, trimming most of its sharp early losses and ended at Rs 160.45, down 0.77 per cent on BSE. Intra-day, it slumped 9 per cent to Rs 147 -- its 52-week low.

At NSE, shares of the company dropped 9.46 per cent to Rs 146.75 -- its one year low during the trade. It, however, settled 1 per cent lower at Rs 160.45.

After Moody's downgraded it citing poor corporate governance, its domestic arm Wednesday followed suit, downgrading Yes Bank's long-term ratings.

"The rating downgrade considers the series of resignations from the board of directors, which raises concerns on corporate governance at the bank," said in a note Wednesday.

Shares of had slumped nearly 12 per cent Wednesday also after downgraded the company's ratings to non-investment grade and changed outlook to negative from stable.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 18:15 IST
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