Reliance Power March quarter profit jumps on lower tax expense | Reuters

Reliance Power Ltd (RPOL.NS) posted more than a three-fold increase in March quarter consolidated profit, helped by a 40 percent fall in tax expenses during the period.The company, which is part of billionaire Anil Ambani's Reliance Group, reported a consolidated profit of 2.16 billion rupees ($33.53 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2017, the company said. (bit.ly/2oa1Heq)

Fourth-quarter consolidated revenue from operations stood little changed at 24.66 billion rupees.

The company had posted a rise in its quarterly profit in three of the four quarters preceding March quarter, according to Thomson Reuters data.

($1 = 64.4200 Indian rupees) (Reporting By Samantha Kareen Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Vyas Mohan)

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Published Date: Apr 13, 2017 09:49 pm | Updated Date: Apr 13, 2017 09:49 pm