Idea up 28%, others by 8-10%

Tue, Jan 31 2017, 03:16 PM

Stocks of Indian telecom operators shot up with news of consolidation, as Vodafone UK (up 1.36%) confirmed merger-talks of its Indian arm with Idea Cellular; Idea gained a record high, and Jio-parent RIL gained on a day the Sensex lost 0.12%.