TCS had first replaced RIL as the most valued firm more than five years ago.
New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd on Tuesday regained its status as the country's most valued firm by market capitalisation (m-cap), replacing Tata Group's TCS from the top slot.
During afternoon trade on BSE, the market valuation of RIL stood at Rs 7,47,676.35 crore, which is Rs 8,378.48 crore more than that of Tata Consultancy Services' Rs 7,39 ,297.87 crore m-cap. Shares of RIL surged 2.75 per cent to Rs 1,181.35 -- its lifetime high on BSE on Tuesday.
On the other hand, shares of TCS fell by 0.79 per cent to Rs 1,929.55. TCS had first replaced RIL as the most valued firm more than five years ago. So far this year, RIL shares have surged over 28 per cent, while those of TCS slumped 28.5 per cent.
Reliance Industries had earlier this month crossed the USD 100-billion market capitalisation mark. The m-cap figure of companies changes daily with stock price movement.