Value of shares pledged by promoters rises 15 percent in July
Promoters usually raise funds against the shares pledged for the same company or to finance other projects.
Besides, while 135 firms had 30-50 percent of the promoters' holding worth Rs 44,409 crore being pledged, 78 companies saw pledging of their stake in the range of 50-70 percent, valued at Rs 29,853 crore. Promoters of three companies pledged 75-90 percent of their holdings of Rs 85 crore.
High pledging levels are not considered a good sign by investors as a downturn in the market price can lead to the invocation of shares and change of management.
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