ICICI gains on value-buying; cheaper than HDFC Bank

Shares in ICICI Bank gain 1.4 percent on value-buying after falling nearly 5.3 percent over the previous four sessions, dealers say.

The bank's shares have fallen nearly 14 percent since its six-month high at 1,206.60 rupees on December 9.

ICICI Bank trades at 1.5 times of 12-month forward book value, almost half the valuation of its counterpart HDFC Bank which trades at 3.2 times, Thomson Reuters StarMine data shows.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Mental illness needs to be treated not dismissed as madness

    We’re all mad here.” So said the Cheshire cat to Alice (Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carol). It’s a matter of perspective who we call mad.

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Amita Sharma

Sanskrit: a victim of academic schizophrenia

J Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb and ...

Zehra Naqvi

God save the child

Childhood is supposed to be the best phase in life. ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture