Shares of Reliance Industries continue to trade with losses; further tank 8 pc

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Tata Consultancy Services went past Reliance Industries Limited to become the most valued Indian firm by market valuation

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New Delhi: Shares of Reliance industries continued to trade with losses for the fourth consecutive trading session on thursday, falling further by nearly 8 per cent.

Reliance industries shares tanked 8 per cent to Rs 891 its 52-week low on the BSE. At the NSE it declined 7.87 per cent to Rs 892.20 its one year low.

A heavy sell-off in the equity market since past few days, has pulled down Reliance industries's market valuation sharply.

This is the fourth consecutive session of fall for RIL shares which have dropped 19.5 per cent till Thursday.

On wednesday, Tata consultancy services went past Reliance industries limited to become the most valued Indian firm by market valuation.

TCS continued to maintain lead over Reliance industries in market valuation chart on thursday also.

Last week also, Reliance shares came under massive selling pressure amid plunge in international oil prices.

In just about four months, Reliance Industries market cap has slumped from the highs of Rs 10 lakh crore it hit in November last year. At present, its market valuation is at Rs 5,83,212.61 crore.

Equity markets continued to remain on the weak ground, with BSE benchmark index plunging 2,155.05 on thursday.