New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) Shares of internet software and services firm Infibeam Avenues nosedived nearly 71 per cent Friday. Also Read - Share Market Holidays in April 2020: Here's The Complete List of Days Stock Market will Remain Closed

The stock crashed 70.24 per cent to settle at Rs 58.80 on BSE. During the day, it plunged 72.76 per cent to Rs 53.80 — its 52-week low. Also Read - Sensex Surges Over 1,200 Pts With Gains in Banking, IT Shares, Nifty Tops 8,600 Mark

At NSE, shares of the company tumbled 70.82 per cent to close at Rs 58.45. Also Read - Despite 21-day Lockdown, NSE, BSE to Carry Out Normal Operations on Wednesday

In a voluntary clarification to BSE Friday, lnfibeam Avenues said, “All the material information, that have a bearing on the operation/performance of the company which include all price sensitive information have always been disclosed within the stipulated time. Further, the company has always provided timely clarification / information sought by the stock exchanges”.

“There is no pending information or announcement from the company which may have a bearing on the price behaviour in the scrip,” the filing added.

In terms of equity volume, 190.11 lakh shares of the company were traded on BSE and over 15 crore shares changed hands at NSE during the day.

Meanwhile, the annual general meeting (AGM) of Infibeam Avenues will be held on Saturday.

The BSE had sought clarification from lnfibeam Avenues with respect to market reports of interest-free loan to a subsidiary.

In a separate clarification Infibeam said, the company has given interest free unsecured loan to its wholly owned subsidiary NSI lnfinium Global Pvt Ltd since inception. These loans are short term loans which are repayable on demand and have been utilised by NSI solely for its business and operations.

“The company believes that any increase/decrease in volume of price or shares are purely market driven and that the company has no control over the same. The company does not comment on the market speculation,” the filing added.

The 30-share BSE index slipped 97 points in see-saw trade to close at 36,227.14.

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