LIC hikes stake in Asian Paints to 7%




State-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has hiked its stake in Asian Paints by 2% by buying 1.92 crore shares in the open market.

As per a regulatory filing, LIC, which had 5.007% stake earlier, increased its shareholding in Asian Paints to 7.01% by buying shares between 19 May 2017, and 2 February 2018. Shares of Asian Paints closed at Rs1,121 apiece, up 0.91% on the BSE.source : livemint

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