Bharti Airtel’s Vittal pushes Trai to fix floor price speedily, Airtel shares hit an intra-day peak of Rs 603

Bharti Airtel shares hit an intra-day peak of Rs 603, before closing 11.34% higher on BSE Tuesday at Rs 599.15, as the telco’s India businesses was boosted by higher data usage and tariff hikes taken last December.

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Markets seen under pressure; Asia down as number of covid-19 cases rise

Asian shares faced another leg lower on Wednesday as the coronavirus sharply slows global growth, leading a gauge of world stocks to post its biggest quarterly decline in more than a decade and oil prices to trade near lows last seen in 2002.

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