The National Stock Exchange has disabled the unique client codes of 26 entities, including Prime Securities and Mehul Choksi, in the matter of trading in Gitanjali Gems.

This is pursuant to the decision of the Securities and Exchange Board of India and the NSE to investigate trading in the Gitanjali Gems stock.

The codes have been disabled for a period of six months or till the conclusion of investigations by the NSE, which is earlier.

On Thursday, the shares of Gitanjali Gems lost 4.97 per cent to close at Rs 115.60 on the BSE.

(This article was published on July 18, 2013)
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