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Markets remain range-bound; telecom stocks sink

Idea Cellular has dipped 8% to Rs 86.10, also its 52-week low on the BSE

SI Reporter  |  Mumbai 

Markets were trading flat with cement shares among the top losers after CCI imposed a penalty on select companies for cartelisation. Shares of Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular lost up to 8% on the bourses after Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries (RIL) at the company's annual general meeting today announced the launch of Reliance Jio 4G services offering free voice calls for Jio customers and zero roaming charges across India from September 5 to December 31, 2016.

Idea Cellular has dipped 8% to Rs 86.10, also its 52-week low on the BSE after the news report. Bharti Airtel ...

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First Published: Thu, September 01 2016. 12:06 IST