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Accenture beats analysts’ estimates on earnings

Consulting group delivers strong set of figures

Global consulting group Accenture
said its second quarter net income and revenue has risen on higher demand for
its consulting and outsourcing services, beating analysts’ estimates.

Accenture reported new bookings, an indicator of future revenue, of $5.33bn
(?2.71bn), including a record $3.08bn (?1.56bn) of consulting bookings. Revenue
from financial services clients, one of the company’s largest segments, jumped
26%.
This beat its December, second-quarter forecast of net revenue of between $4.6bn
(?2.34bn) and $4.8bn (?2.44bn).

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