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NMDC expects full-year profit to rise 40%

NMDC expects full-year profit to rise 40%
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First Published: Mon, Mar 16 2009. 10 18 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Mar 16 2009. 10 18 PM IST
Mumbai: The country’s largest iron ore producer, NMDC may post a 40% gain in profit this fiscal year after long-term prices almost doubled, chairman Rana Som said. The company had posted a net income of Rs3,250 crore in the year ended 31 March. An expected 5% decline in sales this year should be more than offset by the rise in contract prices since April, Som said on the sidelines of an industry conference in Hyderabad on Monday.
Bloomberg
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GAIL to buy 19% stake in ONGC chemical venture
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Bloomberg
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