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Jan 24, 2013 11:17 AM IST | Source: Reuters

HDIL shares extend slump after exec sells partial stake

Shares in Housing Development & Infrastructure extended falls on Thursday as a partial stake sale by Vice Chairman and Managing Director Sarang Wadhawan raised worries other stakeholders would also sell shares.

HDIL shares extend slump after exec sells partial stake

Shares in Housing Development & Infrastructure extended falls on Thursday as a partial stake sale by Vice Chairman and Managing Director Sarang Wadhawan raised worries other stakeholders would also sell shares.


HDIL shares were down around 20 percent at 10:33 a.m., after dropping 20.4 percent in the previous two sessions. The real estate developer has seen RS 1565 crore of market capitalisation wiped out since Tuesday.


HDIL said on Tuesday Wadhawan sold 5 million shares worth Rs 57 crore in secondary markets, reducing his stake to 0.99 percent from 2.19 percent.


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Controlling stakeholders, including Wadhawan, own 37.36 percent of the outstanding shares, of which 96.24 percent is pledged.

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