With reference to the news item appearing in a leading financial daily titled "Buzz on Jet-Etihad Deal Gets Louder", Jet Airways (India) Ltd has clarified that "We are aware that recently there has been much speculation in the Press.
The Company however cannot comment on such speculative reports."
Earlier reports stated that the Jet Airways-Etihad deal may be concluded in 45 days.
Jet Airways has been trying to raise funds for new years, saroj Datta,former executive director of Jet Airways (India) Ltd reported.
India Infoline News Service / 09:04, Jan 22, 2015
The outlook is a flat start. The market will look to scale to new peaks though not much effort is needed for the same. HUL saw a rally and short-covering may have pulled it up further. Speculation is on that its parent will raise stake through an open offer. After the cooling in oil prices, Cairn results will be in focus.