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Bharti Infra stocks get jitters on a possible Vodafone-Idea merger

On the BSE, the stock plummeted 7.07% and finally settled at Rs 328.8 by the end of the day

Megha Manchanda  |  New Delhi 

Shares of Bharti Infratel on Monday fell sharply by 7% on bourses after Vodafone confirmed it was in discussions with Idea Cellular for a possible merger. On the BSE, the stock plummeted 7.07% and finally settled at Rs 328.8 by the end of the day.

According to a Mumbai-based analyst, the impact of Vodafone-Idea merger on Bharti Infratel would only be in the near term as the telecom tower company will have to re-synchronise its existing network. Global telecom major Vodafone on Monday confirmed it was in discussion to merge its India mobile business with Aditya Birla ...

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First Published: Mon, January 30 2017. 23:22 IST