6:00 PM Mumbai –Airtel plans to invest $125 million in Gabon of Africa. TFCI board approved proposal to seek licence to set up a bank. Tata Steel signed five-year contract worth £45 million. Wipro won outsourcing contract worth $500 million from Citigroup.
The Sensex Index plummeted 526.41 or 2.7% to close at 18,719.29 The CNX Nifty declined 166.35 or 2.9% to close at 5,655.90.
Gainers & Losers
Bharti Airtel Limited
slumped 3.7% to Rs 288.60 after the telecom service provider plans to invest additional $125 million in African country Gabon.
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited
dropped 3.1% to Rs 553.35 after its U.S. generic division received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell riluzole tablets in 50 mg.
Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited
slipped 3.4% to Rs 57.70 and the Cabinet will meet tomorrow for 5% stake sale valued Rs 450 crore.
Ramco Systems Limited
rose 0.4% to Rs 80 after the company in partnership with Eurocopter to offer cloud-based maintenance information systems for helicopters.
Tourism Finance Corporation of India Limited
surged 11.9% to Rs 24.90 after the board approved proposal to seek licence to set up a bank.
Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited
soared 9.9% to Rs 7.30 after the board propose to issue bonus shares to non-promoters.
Tata Steel Limited
plunged 6.3% to Rs 272.40 after it signed five-year contract with Safran Group to supply aerospace steels.
The initial contract value is above £9 million per year.
gained 1.3% to Rs 347.45 after the company won outsourcing contract of Rs 2,900 crore from Citigroup.