Vodafone Idea up 25% on reports of Google eyeing 5% stake in the company

The stock has been more-than-doubled from Rs 3.04 on April 1, as compared to a 13.4 per cent rise in the S&P BSE Sensex during the same period.


Shares of Vodafone Idea rallied 25 per cent at Rs 7.27 at 10:24 am on the BSE on Friday, after reports said that the global technology giant Google is in talks to buy a 5 per cent stake in the company, owned by Vodafone Plc of the UK and Aditya Birla Group. The stock trades in the futures & option (F&O) segment, which has no circuit limits. A combined 352 million equity shares changed hands and there were pending buy orders for 83 million shares on ...