Shares of industrial gases company Linde India surged as much as 18.97 per cent to Rs 578, their biggest intraday percentage gain since March 15, 2013.
The stock hit its highest level since January 16, 2018.
BOC Group Ltd, which currently holds 75 per cent in Linde India, intends to buy the rest of the company, Linde India said on Friday.
The stock is down 9.38 per cent this year as of the last close.
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