Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea rise nearly 10% after TDSAT quashes predatory pricing rules

By: |
Updated: Dec 14, 2018 5:05 PM

Shares of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea zoomed nearly 10 percent after TDSAT quashed TRAI’s rules on predatory pricing.

togofogo, smartphonesShares of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea zoomed nearly 10 percent after TDSAT quashed TRAI’s rules on predatory pricing.

Shares of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea zoomed nearly 10 percent after TDSAT quashed TRAI’s rules on predatory pricing. While Bharti Airtel stock rose 9.97 percent to hit intraday high of  Rs 332.9, Vodafone Idea earned 8.02 percent to Rs 37.7 on the BSE. On NSE, Bharti Airtel scrip jumped 9.99 percent to Rs 333.4, and Vodafone Idea surged 8.02 percent to Rs 37.7.

The telecom tribunal TDSAT on Thursday had junked telecom regulator TRAI’s new rules on predatory pricing on account of lack of transparency in the guidelines over determining market share and rates of services.

Telecom majors including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea received much-needed relief who had accused that the norms were favouring a particular a new entrant.

Also read: Share market LIVE Updates: Sensex turns choppy; Nifty below 10,800; Fortis Healthcare plunges 14%; Airtel up 10%

Meanwhile, Sensex and Nifty have turned choppy this afternoon amid mixed macro cues like weakening rupee and easing crude prices. Sensex is trading about 40 points lower at 35,879.21.

Also read: Not only Reliance Jio, now Airtel, Vodafone-Idea can also offer cheaper tariffs; here’s what TDSAT ruling says

Nifty saw similar movement, shedding 5.55 points, 0.05 per cent, to 10,786. Fortis Healthcare Ltd share price plunged 14% to Rs 130.20 on Friday morning after Supreme Court put its sale on hold. Bharti Airtel share price gained by more than 9.8% after Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) quashed provisions related to predatory pricing and discounted tariffs.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1HUL share price falls 2.5% despite rise in profit, revenue in Oct-Dec quarter; should you buy or sell?
2Asian shares undone by Wall St swoon, short seller squeeze
3SGX Nifty down 100 pts, suggests weak start for Sensex, Nifty; key things to know before market opens