Reliance Industries Ltd, India’s most valuable company, reported a more-than-expected drop in quarterly profit on Friday, hit by a drop in performance in its oil-to-chemicals business. .
Consolidated profit of the consortium led by Mukesh Ambani fell 14.9% to 157.92 billion rupees ($1.95 billion) in the third quarter.
It had earned Rs 185.49 billion a year earlier, as it benefited from refining margins and strong fuel demand.
According to Refinitiv IBES, analysts were expecting a profit of Rs 162.58 billion on average in the latest quarter. ($1 = 81.1100 Indian rupees)
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