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Top headlines: TCS misses estimates in Q2; Piramal files complaint

TCS missed analysts' estimates for September-quarter profit, as India's No. 1 IT services exporter faced sluggish demand.

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

manufacturing, Indian economy, Industries, GDP growth, IIP
Moody's cuts India's GDP growth forecast.

missed analysts' estimates for September-quarter profit, as India's No. 1 IT services exporter faced sluggish demand. Moody's Investors Service slashed its 2019-20 GDP growth forecast for India to 5.8 per cent from 6.2 per cent. Those were among the top headlines on Thursday.

Q2 net up 1.8% at Rs 8,042 cr

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) posted 1.8 per cent year-on-year (YoY) rise in its net profit at Rs 8,042 crore for the second quarter (July-September) of the financial year (FY20). Revenue in constant currency (CC) terms grew 8.4 per cent YoY while revenue in rupee terms came in at Rs 38,977 crore, up 5.8 per cent YoY.

Moody's bleak about India's GDP growth

Moody's Investors Service slashed its 2019-20 GDP growth forecast for India to 5.8 per cent from 6.2 per cent, saying the country's economy risked a pronounced slowdown.

Laws to reform cooperative banks

The government is considering amending laws to curb malpractices at cooperative banks, following allegations of fraud in Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

Indiabulls Housing Finance plunges

Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd. plunged Thursday, as the rebuff to its plan to merge with Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. put a dent in hopes that shadow lenders could use such combinations to get better access to liquidity. Shares of Lakshmi Vilas hit an all-time low.

goes to SEBI

Enterprises said it has filed a complaint with markets regulator Sebi against "misleading rumours" about the company. Certain market participants are trying to create panic among stakeholders, it said in a regulatory filing.

First Published: Thu, October 10 2019. 17:09 IST
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