Mon. Mar 25th, 2019

Jet Airways secures loan from PNB, shares jump over 4 pc

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Cash-strapped Jet airways has something to cheer about. Shares of Jet Airways gained over 4 per cent on Monday amid reports that it has secured a loan worth over Rs 2,000 crore from Punjab National Bank (PNB).

Intra-day, the stock rose 4.68 per cent to a high of Rs 254.50 on BSE. Similarly, on NSE, the scrip rose to an intra-day high of Rs 255, up 4.83 per cent.

According to a report, the airline has raised loan worth Rs 1,100 crore and a non-fund based credit facility of Rs 950 crore from PNB. It said the loan has been raised through two separate agreements with the state-run bank. Under one agreement, Jet Airways received a credit facility of Rs 1,050 crore, and a non-fund based facility of Rs 700 crore. The other agreement has a credit facility of Rs 1,000 crore that includes a term loan of Rs 750 crore and a non-fund based facility of Rs 250 crore, the report added.

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