back to article HCL hardly noticed COVID – revenue and profit rose and further growth predicted

Indian services outfit HCL says the worst of the COVID-19-induced economic downturn is behind it. And we should all wish that our worst is as bad as HCL’s because the company just posted strong results for Q1 2021. Revenue reached 2.35bn, just $8m lower than the same period in 2019 but up one percent in common currency. Gross …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Results for 1Q2021

    Wow, HCL created the time machine and went into the future to tell us that everything is going to be okay (for them)?

  2. Duncan Macdonald Silver badge

    Look at the number of Covid-19 cases in India

    India has over 1 million confirmed covid-19 cases and rising by over 30 thousand per day. Given the lack of medical facilities for much of its population, the true number is probably at least ten times that figure. The big impact on India (and companies in it like HCL) will be over the next few months. The death rate in India will be higher than in most of the world due to poor medical provision, overcrowding in the slums and widespread extreme poverty.

    1. StrangerHereMyself

      Re: Look at the number of Covid-19 cases in India

      Economic disturbances are much more critical for a country like India. In a country with a 1 billion plus population the death-toll isn't that significant, even if millions die.

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