Ashok Leyland shares fall after earnings disappoint
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Shares in Ashok Leyland Ltd (ASOK.NS) fell as much as 9.2 percent on Friday after disappointing investors with its October-December quarterly earnings, but pared losses later in the morning session.
The bus and truck maker said on Thursday its October-December quarter net profit rose a slower-than-expected 10.82 percent to 741.4 million rupees.
Ashok Leyland shares were down 1.6 percent as of 9:51 a.m.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Rafael Nam)
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