The scrip of Infosys rose by 4
per cent today after the company said that the board of
directors will consider a proposal for buyback of equity
shares at its meeting to be held on Saturday.
The stock jumped 3.91 per cent to Rs 1,015 on BSE.
On NSE, it went up by 4 per cent to Rs 1,014.80.
In terms of equity volume, 2.54 lakh shares of the
company were traded on BSE and over 77 lakh shares changed
hands at NSE during the morning trade.
Infosys informed BSE that the board of directors of the
company will consider a proposal for buyback of equity shares
at its meeting to be held on August 19, 2017.
Infosys, in April, had said that it will pay up to Rs
13,000 crore to shareholders during the current financial year
through dividend and/or share buyback.
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