Steel Authority of India Ltd reported its ninth consecutive quarterly loss on Friday, hurt by higher expenses.
Net loss came in at 8.01 billion rupees ($124.80 million), in the first quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of 5.36 billion rupees in the year-ago period. (http://bit.ly/2vLi1df)
Total expenses for the quarter surged 27 percent to 143.50 billion rupees.
($1 = 64.1850 Indian rupees)
(Reporting By Arnab Paul in Bengaluru; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)