LIC seen selling banks, IT shares: Dealers

Life Insurance Corp was spotted selling IT and bank shares after a recent rally, said four dealers at brokerages that handle trades on behalf of India's largest state-run insurer.

"LIC has been a consistent seller of Indian shares during this rally, and the pace would increase only till elections," one of the dealers said.

LIC officials were not immediately reachable for comments. NSE's banking sub-index gains 0.5 percent while IT sub-index falls 0.7 percent at 1:58 p.m.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Skill gaps faced by India’s graduates cannot be filled easily

    India, the third largest economy in the world with regard to purchasing power parity, is expected to overtake China in its working population by 2028.

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

M S Swaminathan

Public good research in agriculture

Public good research in agriculture is designed to promote risk ...

Purnendu Ghosh

Why we must know the rules of the game

We like to believe that people are good and we ...

Shona Adhikari

Pop art is truly a feast for the eyes

The internationally reknowned Bruno Art Group’s presence in India had ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture