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TCS Q4 profit rises 48.2% to Rs 5,357.6 crore

TCS Q4 profit rises 48.2% to Rs 5,357.6 crore

The country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today reported a 48.2% jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 5,357.6 crore for the quarter ended March 31, helped by growth in Europe and APAC and investments in digital technologies. The city-headquartered firm had posted a net profit of Rs 3,615.64 crore a year earlier, it said in a BSE filing........
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Legal & patent
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