Central Bank shares zoom 16% on Rs 3,353 cr fundraising plans by government

Central Bank of India stock on Wednesday surged about 16 percent after the company's board approved to allot shares on a preferential basis to the government to raise up to Rs 3,353 crore

Press Trust of India October 30, 2019 12:01:00 IST
Central Bank shares zoom 16% on Rs 3,353 cr fundraising plans by government
  • Central Bank of India stock on Wednesday surged about 16 percent after the company's board approved to allot shares on a preferential basis to the government to raise up to Rs 3,353 crore

  • The bank said the board approval is subject to the nod of the shareholders, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India and other statutory authorities

  • At the BSE, shares of the company soared 15.87 percent to Rs 20.80 apiece

New Delhi: Central Bank of India stock on Wednesday surged about 16 percent after the company's board approved to allot shares on a preferential basis to the government to raise up to Rs 3,353 crore.

Central Bank shares zoom 16 on Rs 3353 cr fundraising plans by government

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At the BSE, shares of the company soared 15.87 percent to Rs 20.80 apiece.

On the NSE, it climbed 15 percent to Rs 20.70.

The capital raising committee of the board of directors at its meeting on Tuesday considered and approved raising of equity capital by issuance and allotment of up to 158,38,45,063 equity shares aggregating to Rs 3,353 crore to the government on a preferential basis, it said in a regulatory filing.

The bank said the board approval is subject to the nod of the shareholders, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India and other statutory authorities.

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