Jan 19 ITC Ltd, India's biggest
cigarette maker, posted a 16.8 percent rise in its third-quarter
profit on Friday, helped by a one-time gain.
* DEC QUARTER PROFIT 30.90 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT OF
BILLION RUPEES LAST YEAR
* Says hotels performance hurt by highway liquor ban in
Oct 27 India's biggest cigarette maker ITC Ltd
posted a nearly 6 percent rise in quarterly profit on
Friday, helped by lower costs.
* Consensus forecast for Sept quarter profit was 26.44
Sept 25 Indian shares ended lower on Monday,
tracking weakness in Asian peers, with index heavyweights ITC
Ltd and HDFC Bank Ltd dragging down the