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BPCL disinvestment gets going. Time to bet on OMCs? Here's what charts say

The formation of a "Death Cross" on BPCL has disrupted the upside bias lately. Here is how stocks of oil marketing companies look on the technical charts

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Government on Monday said that the strategic divestment of BPCL has progressed to the second stage after multiple expressions of interest have been received.

Avdhut Bagkar Mumbai
Shares of oil marketing companies (OMCs) were trading in the negative territory in an otherwise steady market on Tuesday. At 11:50 AM, BPCL was down nearly 4 per cent at Rs 397 on the BSE, a day after the government said it has received multiple expression of interest (EoIs) for the divestment of BPCL.

The sale is crucial for the government in order to meet its disinvestment target of Rs 2.1 trillion for the current fiscal. Reliance Industries, however, did not put in a bid, nor did its partner Saudi Aramco. READ MORE
 
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First Published: Nov 17 2020 | 12:17 PM IST

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