Vodafone shares turn higher on Softbank interest report: traders
LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone (VOD.L) shares turned higher late on Tuesday, with traders citing a Nikkei report suggesting the British mobile operator may become a takeover target for Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank (9984.T).
Officials at Vodafone were not immediately available to comment.
Vodafone was up 1 percent at 208.80 pence at 1459 GMT (1059 EDT), having traded as low as 205.50 pence earlier on Tuesday.
(Reporting by Francesco Canepa, Sudip Kar-Gupta and Vikram Subhedar in London)