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BFSI, oil & gas sectors key drivers of India Inc earnings as IT slips

A slowdown in the IT services sector is expected to impact the growth of overall corporate earnings in the coming quarters

Illustration by Ajay Mohanty

Illustration by Ajay Mohanty

Krishna Kant Mumbai
Even as the slowdown in the information technology (IT) services sector deepens, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), as well as oil and gas companies, emerge as the primary drivers of corporate earnings in the country.

The IT services sector’s share in corporate earnings declined to a five-year low of 17.4 per cent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2023–24 (FY24), whereas banks and finance companies accounted for 46.5 per cent, and oil and gas firms contributed 16.8 per cent.

At their peak, IT services firms like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, HCLTech, and Wipro represented just over a third of the

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First Published: Oct 30 2023 | 11:39 PM IST

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