Promoter pledges see some increase in May

Shares pledged by promoters of companies listed on the National Stock Exchange increased to 1.53% of the total market capitalisation of all the companies listed on the exchange from 1.51% in April, according to data from primeinfobase.com. In value, this increased 9.52% in May to an all-time high of Rs 3.35 lakh crore, compared with Rs 3.06 lakh crore as on April 30.