RPower surges over 6 pc on USD 5-bn deal with US Exim Bank

Shares of Anil Ambani-led power giant soared by 6.27 per cent to hit a month-high of Rs 175.40 in the start of the session on the Bombay Stock Exchange.Witnessing a similar movement on the National Stock Exchange, the scrip climbed 6.12 per cent to Rs 175 in the morning trade.

Meanwhile, the BSE-30 benchmark Sensex was trading weak at 20,897.80, down 107.16 points from previous close.

Under the USD 5 billion deal, which coincides with the three-day visit of US President Barack Obama to India, Exim Bank will make available up to USD 5 billion in support of purchases of US goods and services for RPower's various projects totalling about 9,000 MW.

On Saturday, RPower had also announced a deal in the presence of Obama to procure equipment worth about Rs 10,000 crore from General Electric and other US companies for its various power and coal mining projects

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