On the other hand, Vodafone Idea reported a massive pre-tax loss of Rs 36,959 crore for the July-September quarter after it provided for payments related to adjusted gross revenues, or AGR. The company took a hit of Rs 30,774 crore (including AGR) for the quarter. This led to a loss of Rs 50,922 crore at the net level, the highest-ever for an Indian company.
ONGC: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Thursday reported a 36.2 per cent drop in second quarter net profit as it faced double whammy of fall in oil production and drop in prices.
Union Bank: State-owned Union Bank of India on Thursday reported a net loss of Rs 1,194 crore for July-September due to higher provisioning. The bank had a net profit of Rs 139 crore in the same quarter of 2018-19.
Suzlon Energy: Suzlon Energy on Thursday reported widening of its consolidated net loss to Rs 777.52 crore in the quarter ended September 30, 2019. The company had reported a net loss of Rs 625.76 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal, Suzlon Energy said in a BSE filing.
Dr Reddy's: Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Thursday announced its entry into India's nutrition segment with the launch of diabetes nutrition drink 'Celevida'.
Indian Oil: Government plans to reduce its stake in Indian Oil Corp. to below 51 per cent while ensuring the government and state-run companies retain control of the nation’s largest oil refiner, Bloomberg reported citing sources.