A maturing market amid the mayhem
Telecom stocks plunge
Market participants are worried that lower tariffs and increasing competition could hurt profitability of such firms. On Monday, Reliance Communications cut call charges across all networks to 50 paise/min.
Shares in Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications slipped over 10 percent each in trade. Others like Idea Cellular and MTNL ended 8.2 and 5 percent lower respectively.
Bharti Airtel shares have slipped more than 17 percent in the past two trading sessions.
There was heavy trading in these firms, with Bharti, Reliance Comm and Idea Cellular ending among the top six traded counters on the BSE.
Do you think these shares will bounce back soon and help investors book profits?