Edelweiss shares surge 5 pc; Jhunjhunwala raises stake

Shares of Edelweiss Financial Services rise 5 percent after billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala bought a 1.3 percent stake in the company via a bulk deal on Thursday, according to exchange data.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, referred at times as India's Warren Buffett, bought 10 million shares at a price of 55 rupees a share in the domestic broker and investment bank, as per BSE data.

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