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CG Power Hits Lower Circuit Limit; Yes Bank Tumbles Over 4 Per Cent

On the BSE, the CG Power scrip tumbled 20 per cent to touch its 52-week low of Rs 11.80. On the NSE, the shares plunged 19.93 per cent to reach their lower price brand at Rs 11.85.

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Shares of CG Power and Industrial Solutions on Wednesday slumped 20 per cent to touch their lowest trading permissible limit for the second consecutive day amid alleged financial irregularities in the company.

On the BSE, the scrip tumbled 20 per cent to touch its 52-week low of Rs 11.80.

On the NSE, the shares plunged 19.93 per cent to reach their lower price brand at Rs 11.85.

Meanwhile, shares of Yes Bank, which has 12.79 per cent stake in CG Power as on June 30, 2019, also fell over 4 per cent to Rs 68.10 apiece on the BSE.

Gautam Thapar-promoted CG Power and Industrial Solutions on Tuesday said an investigation by its board found major governance and financial lapses, including advances to related and unrelated parties as well as liabilities of the company and the group potentially being understated by hundreds of crores of rupees.

After 13 hours of discussions lasting till 4 am, the board came to the conclusion that there were some unauthorised transactions carried out by 'certain employees', which led to a potential understatement of not only the company's liabilities but also advances to related and unrelated parties of the company and the group.

Advances to related and unrelated parties of the company and the group may have been potentially understated by Rs 1,990.36 crore and Rs 2,806.63 crore, respectively, as on March 31, 2018, and by Rs 1,479.34 crore and Rs 1,331.47 crore, respectively, as on April 1, 2017, the company said in the regulatory filing to exchanges.

(PTI)


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