• Net profit after tax rises INR3.45bn
  • Total profit reaches INR6.62bn

Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla Nuvo has booked an increase in earnings for the third quarter.

In the three months to the end of December, net profit after tax reached INR3.45bn (US$55.4m), up from INR3.09bn a year earlier.

Total income amounted to INR6.62bn from INR6.83bn in the year ago period.

The company said its results account for the sale of its Carbon Black business with effect from 1 April to SKI Carbon Black (India) Private Limited.