Canara Bank shares tumble after police file charges in new loan fraud case

At 10.45 am, Canara Bank shares were down 3.54% at Rs 254.85, after earlier falling to a low of Rs 250.

business Updated: Mar 20, 2018 11:11 IST
Reuters, Mumbai
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The Canara Bank loan fraud case is the latest in a string of bank frauds reported to authorities in the aftermath of a sprawling $2 billion fraud that was unearthed weeks ago at Punjab National Bank.(Reuters File)

Canara Bank ‘s shares tumbled more than 5% on Tuesday morning after the CBI filed charges against a former chairman of the state-run bank and others over allegations that the officials helped a company defraud the bank of about $10.5 million taken in loans over four years ago.

At 10.45 am, Canara Bank shares were down 3.54% at Rs 254.85, after earlier falling to a low of Rs 250.

The case is the latest in a string of bank frauds reported to authorities in the aftermath of a sprawling $2 billion fraud that was unearthed weeks ago at Punjab National Bank.

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First Published: Mar 20, 2018 10:54 IST