Economy Comcast confirms $31 billion bid for Sky, sparking battle with Fox Updated : April 26, 2018 06:25 AM IST Sky's independent directors welcomed Comcast's 12.50 pound per share bid and said they would now engage with both Comcast and Fox. Sky’s shares rose 3.9% on Tuesday, closing at 13.59 pounds, above Comcast’s offer, implying that some shareholders anticipated a bidding war. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.