New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Shares of Gitanjali Gems continued to face selling pressure for the seventh straight session today, falling 58.5 per cent in the past one week. Also Read - Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail Awaits Nirav Modi, Keeps Special Cell Barrack Number 12 Ready

The stock tanked 4.92 per cent to Rs 26.10 — its lowest trading permissible limit for the day — on BSE today. Also Read - PNB Scam Case: After Nirav Modi Loses Legal Fight, India Says Will Liaise With UK For His Early Extradition | Key Points

On NSE, shares of the company lost 4.92 per cent to hit a low of Rs 26.05. Also Read - Nirav Modi To Be Extradited To India As UK Judge Accepts India's Prison Safety Assurance | Highlights

In seven days, the stock has plunged 58.5 per cent, eroding Rs 435.41 crore from its market capitalisation.

On February 14, Punjab National Bank (PNB) disclosed that it detected fraudulent transactions with financial implication of about Rs 11,346 crore and the matter has been referred to law enforcement agencies for the recovery.

While billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi, the alleged perpetrator of this fraud, is not directly linked to any listed company, his relative and business associate Mehul Choksi’s Gitanjali Gems is a listed firm. PTI SUM ANS

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