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Note: The day Adani group investors got a reality check

14 June 2021
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The Adani group saw its market capitalization crash by Rs 1 lakh crore in one fell swoop today, bringing the dream run of its stocks to an abrupt halt. 

With this drop in market capitalization, the gap between India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani and the second richest Gautam Adani became wider, with Adani’s net worth slipping by $7.6 billion. 

All six stocks of the group did manage to recover from the day’s lows before markets closed for the day, but the intraday movement was upwards of 40%. Quite a ride. 

The stocks hit the lower circuit in the morning trades after The Economic Times reported that three of its foreign public shareholders’ accounts had been frozen as of 31 May by the National Securities

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