Muthoot Finance registered a net profit of Rs 270 crore during the first quarter ended June of the current fiscal, up 48 per cent from a year earlier.
SoftBank Group Corp, the Japanese technology company that owns US wireless carrier Sprint Corp, reported today a fiscal first quarter profit of 254.2 billion yen ($2.4 billion), up 19 per cent from the same period last year.
Generic competition to cholesterol buster Crestor in the US market pushed second quarter earnings down by nearly a third at drug maker AstraZeneca, which is now banking on new cancer medicines to revive its fortunes.
State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Thursday reported a 57.49 per cent plunge in net profit to Rs 306.36 crore during April-June quarter, due to sharp rise in bad loans.
GIC Housing Finance reported a 14.4 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 32.32 crore for the first quarter of this fiscal.
South Korea's LG Electronics Inc on Thursday posted its highest quarterly operating profit in two years, thanks to record appliances and television earnings that offset another loss for the mobile division.
Asian Paints shares jumped nearly 9 per cent on Thursday, after the company reported double digit volume growth in the June quarter.
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects solid earnings to continue in the second half of 2016, with stronger components demand likely offsetting heightened margin pressures for smartphones.
Coca-Cola Co reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue due to weakness in China and certain Latin American economies, and the company warned of no improvement in those markets for the rest of the year.
Shriram Transport Finance Company (STFC) has reported an increase of 16.5 per cent in net profit at Rs 374.10 crore for the quarter ended June 2016.
Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Steel on Wednesday reported a multi-fold jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 1,109 crore for the quarter ended on June 30, 2016 on the back of cost reduction.