Malaysia's AirAsia posts $12.3-mn Sep-quarter loss on forex fluctuations

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Malaysia's flagship budget airline AirAsia Group Bhd flipped to a loss in its third-quarter, hit by foreign exchange losses and a writedown in the value of currency and interest rate swaps. It posted on Wednesday a net loss of 51.4 million ringgit ($12.3 million) for the three-month period ended September, from 915.

9 million ringgit net profit in the year ago period. Revenue was 17.5% higher at 3.1 billion ringgit, however. In a filing to the bourse, it also recorded a depreciation of right of use of asset, and finance costs.....

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