Mumbai, Jul 18 :  Shares of Reliance Industries today rose by nearly 3 per cent after the company reported a bigger-than-expected 18 per cent jump in June quarter profit. After a positive opening, shares of the company went up further by 2.61 per cent to Rs 1,039 on BSE. At NSE, shares of the company rose by 2.62 per cent to Rs 1,038.75. Reliance Industries had on Friday reported a bigger-than- expected 18 per cent jump in June quarter net profit on account of highest refining margin in eight years and robust petrochemical earnings. (ALSO READ: Reliance Retail’s Q1 pre-tax profit jumps 21 per cent to Rs 240 crore )Also Read - AGS Transact Technologies IPO To Open For Subscription Tomorrow | How To Apply, Share Price, Other Details Here

Consolidated net profit at Rs 7,113 crore or Rs 24.1 per share in April-June period was 18.1 per cent higher than Rs 6,024 crore in the same period last fiscal, RIL had said in a statement. This was the ninth straight quarter for which the company posted highest segment profit for refining and petrochemical business. Revenue fell 13.4 per cent to Rs 71,451 crore, hurt by a sharp fall in prices of crude oil and petroleum products. Also Read - Alkosign IPO Application Opens Today. Know How To Apply, Share Price, Other Details Here

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