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TCS becomes 2nd firm to hit Rs 8 lakh crore market capitalisation mark

Earlier on August 23, Reliance Industries (RIL) became the first Indian company to cross the Rs 8 lakh crore market capitalisation mark.

business Updated: Sep 04, 2018 14:42 IST
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Tata Consultancy Services Tuesday became the second Indian company to attain a market valuation of over Rs 8 lakh crore mark following surge in its share price.(Reuters File Photo)

Tata Consultancy Services on Tuesday became the second Indian company to attain a market valuation of over Rs 8 lakh crore mark following surge in its share price.

During the afternoon trade, the IT major’s market capitalisation (m-cap) stood at Rs 8,01,550.50 crore on BSE.

Shares of TCS rose by 2 per cent to Rs 2,097 – its 52-week high – on BSE.

Earlier on August 23, Reliance Industries (RIL) became the first Indian company to cross the Rs 8 lakh crore market capitalisation mark.

TCS is also the country’s most-valued firm in terms of m-cap.

TCS on June 15 became the first company to close the trading session with a market valuation of over Rs 7 lakh crore.

The market valuation of TCS had earlier this year gone past the Rs 6 lakh crore level, making it the second company to achieve the milestone after Reliance Industries.

Mumbai-headquartered TCS had in April became the first Indian company to close the trading session with over $100 billion market valuation.

First Published: Sep 04, 2018 14:42 IST