April 19 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