New Delhi, July 17 (PTI) Ahead of Wipro’s board meeting

this week on stock buyback and quarterly results, its shares

rose by over 3 per cent today, adding Rs 3,949 crore to the

firm’s market valuation.

Shares of the company gained 3.12 per cent to settle at

Rs 267.60 on BSE. During the day, they had gone up by 5.54 per

cent to Rs 273.90.

On NSE, they rose by 2.69 per cent to end at Rs 266.85.

The stock was the biggest gainer on both Sensex and

Nifty.

The company’s market valuation on BSE went up by Rs

3,948.99 crore to Rs 1,30,224.99 crore.

In volume terms, 5.12 lakh shares of the company were

traded on BSE and over 77 lakh shares changed hands at NSE

during the day.

A meeting of the board of directors of the company will

be held over July 19-20 to consider a proposal for buyback of

equity shares and consider April-June quarter results on July

20, Wipro Ltd had informed BSE last week.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.