The investment comes at a time when business and trade relations between India and China have nose-dived after the Galwan valley clash between the soldiers.
Earlier, a disclosure by HDFC had caused a flutter after PBOC holding breached 1 per cent mark. HDFC had clarified that Chinese central bank, People's Bank of China (PBOC) has been an existing shareholder of the company and only the disclosure was being made as they hit the 1 per cent threshold.
HDFC's Vice Chairman and CEO Keki Mistry had told IANS that the PBOC had been an existing shareholder and had owned 0.8 percent in the company as of March 2019.
Thereafter, there have been reports that PBOC has cut its stake in HDFC.
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