Bengaluru: Hindustan Zinc Ltd reported a 29.8% fall in second-quarter profit on Monday, dented by higher expenses.

Net profit dropped to 1,815 crore ($247.43 million) in the quarter ended 30 September, from 2,584 crore a year earlier, the zinc miner said.

Revenue from operations fell 10% to 4,777 crore. However, mined metal production in the quarter rose six percent.

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