MUMBAI (Reuters) - BNP Paribas downgraded Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd(ONGC.NS) to "hold" from "buy", saying the recent rally in share prices already factored in the prospect of an increase in diesel prices.
India last month allowed state fuel retailers to gradually raise the price of diesel.
BNP Paribas said it preferred Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL.NS) as a play on potential diesel price hikes.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)
Trending On Reuters
Markets & Business
The BSE Sensex and Nifty slumped more than 2 percent on Wednesday to wipe out their entire gains for the year because of strong selling on algorithmic trading platforms, while continued offloading by foreign investors amid retrospective tax worries also weighed. Full Article
Greenpeace faces shutdown after India freezes funds in charity crackdown Full Article