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Bharti gains after deal collapse

October 1, 2009

Shares in Bharti Airtel ended 4 percent higher in a broader market which ended flat.

Bharti Airtel, which carries over 4 percent weightage in the 30-share sensitive index, closed at 435 rupees with volumes of 6.8 million.

Talks of a $24 billion tie-up between S. Africa’s MTN and Bharti Airtel were called off for the second time last night on political and regulatory concerns.


Investor in Bharti Airtel, which owns nearly a quarter of India’s total mobile subscriber base, were concerned about Bharti sweetening the deal, but are now open to the idea of the company looking elsewhere.

S&P has issued a statement that yesterday’s development will not affect Bharti’s rating, which stands at BBB-/stable/- -

Do you think the breakdown in talks with MTN is blessing in disguise for Bharti?


I think this is the starting of the Sensex’s journey to much greater heights in next couple of years.

Posted by D K JALAN | Report as abusive

this is true that this is starting of the sensex’s journey.


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