NEW DELHI India's Tata Motors Ltd on Monday posted a quarterly net profit but missed estimates due to higher realised hedging losses and a one-time provision at its British luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover, the company said in a statement.Consolidated net profit for the three months ended Sept 30 was 8.48 billion rupees ($125.1 million) compared with a net loss of 17.40 billion rupees in the year-ago quarter. Total income from operations rose 7 percent to 670 billion rupees.Analysts on average expected Tata Motors to post a profit of 27.44 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) reported a net profit of 244 million pounds ($305 million) compared with a loss of 92 million pounds in the year-ago quarter. JLR revenues rose 23 percent to 5.95 billion pounds over the same period.($1 = 67.7750 Indian rupees)
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(Reporting by Aditi Shah and Promit Mukherjee; Editing by Keith Weir)
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