New Delhi, Jan 30 (PTI) Financial services firm IIFL Wednesday reported a 12 per cent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 220 crore for the December 2018 quarter.Also Read - Dinesh Karthik Loves Virat Kohli's Reaction Towards Journalist For Asking Question on Rohit Sharma After Pakistan Hammer India in T20 WC

The firm had posted a net profit of Rs 250 crore in the December quarter of 2017-18 fiscal. Also Read - Bipasha Basu Responds to Pregnancy Speculations, Here's What She Said

IIFL’s consolidated total income also declined to Rs 990 crore in the third quarter of the current fiscal, from Rs 1,014 crore in the corresponding period of the previous financial year. Also Read - MG Astor Bookings Open For 2022, Mileage Figures Out

IIFL Holdings Chairman Nirmal Jain said the quarter has been challenging.

“I do not see any threat to the long-term potential or prospects of all our businesses. We see even bigger opportunity with continuing formalisation of credit. IIFL Wealth is making decisive strides towards advisory business model,” Jain said.

IIFL is a diversified financial services firm engaged in non-banking and housing finance, wealth and asset management, financial advisory and broking, mutual Funds and investment banking, among others.

Shares of IIFL Holdings closed at Rs 450.30, up 3.21 per cent on the BSE.

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