April 19 (Reuters) - IndusInd Bank, India’s sixth-biggest private sector lender by assets, reported a 21 percent rise in its fourth-quarter profit on higher interest income, while its bad-loan ratio eased sequentially.
Net profit rose to 7.52 billion rupees ($116.4 million) for the quarter ended March 31, from 6.20 billion rupees a year earlier, the Mumbai-based lender said on Wednesday. (bit.ly/2oreRDQ)
Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans fell to 0.93 percent at end-March, from 0.94 percent as of end-December. ($1 = 64.5900 Indian rupees) (Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)