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Sterlite net zooms on high metal prices

business Updated: Jan 25, 2011 21:30 IST
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Base metal manufacturer Sterlite Industries said on Tuesday that it had posted a net profit of R1,100 crore in the quarter ended December 31, a 60% rise over the R687 crore it logged last year, on higher metal prices.

According to data compiled by Bloomberg the average price of copper rose by 29% in the last quarter in London, while aluminum prices increased by 16%. The price of zinc and lead too increased by 4% each on an average.

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