Shares of the ICICI Bank rose 2 per cent on Thursday after the bank announced that it had subdivided the face value of its equity shares in the ratio of 5:1 that is Rs 2 from Rs 10 face value.
The shares for the first time began trading at a face value of Rs 2 today.
The bank fixed record date as December 05, 2014 for the purpose of ascertaining the eligible shareholders who would be entitled to receive five equity shares of nominal value of Rs 2 each in lieu of one equity share of nominal value of Rs 10 each of the bank.
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Shares of ICICI Bank was seen trading at Rs 361.50, higher by 0.80% on the Bombay Stock Exchange at 12.20 pm IST. It touched an intra-day high of Rs 366 during the trade.