Feb 9 Sakthi Finance Ltd
* Sakthi Finance Ltd - dec quarter net profit 40.3 million rupees versus profit34.6 mlnrupees year ago
* Sakthi Finance Ltd - dec quarter total income from operations 426 million rupees versus 412 million rupees year ago Source text - (bit.ly/2ltNtot) Further company coverage:
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