Govt seeks to sell stake in Axis Bank by month-end

The government is aiming to raise Rs 30-40 billion via the sale of a stake held by a state-run trust fund in Axis Bank by month-end, Alok Tandon, joint secretary in the Department of Disinvestment said on Friday.

India holds a 20.7 percent stake in Axis Bank via a trust fund called Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI).

Axis Bank shares were down 3.3 percent at 2:18 p.m, compared with a 0.8 percent fall in the broader Nifty.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Nothing short of a uniform civil code will work in India

    When the Jamiat-Ulama-I-Hind (JUH), a powerful body of muslim clerics dedicated to address the aspirations of the community, turns to quote the religi

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Tushar Gandhi

A democracy must stand up for its people

We are the world’s most populous dem­ocracy, but behave in ...

Purnendu Ghosh

A curious and an innovative mind

Curiosity is hard-wired into our psyche. We all recognise that ...

Shona Adhikari

A good time for European art auctions

This week, we bring you interesting art news and the ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture