Mumbai, Oct. 29 -- Foreign investor SmallCap World Fund Inc on Thursday bought 5.32 lakh shares or 1.04% stake of Multi Commodity Exchange for nearly Rs.94 crore, through an open market transaction.

According to the bulk deal data available with NSE, SmallCap World Fund Inc bought 5,32,147 shares or 1.04% stake in Multi Commodity Exchange at an average price of Rs.1759.93, taking the deal value to Rs.93.65 crore.

Latest shareholding pattern as of September, SmallCap World Fund Inc is a public entity holding 1.18% in the company.

From the beginning of the year, Shares of MCX gained 43.15% against a fall of 4.09% in the benchmark index, Nifty. From March lows, the stock gained 91.90, while Nifty gained 53.36%.

MCX reported a fall of 18%...