ISDN Holdings, on Feb 19, has guided that it expects to record an increase in earnings of over 80% for the FY2020 ended December.

The increase, according to the company, is attributable to continued strong demand from its core industrial automation business.

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The higher earnings is also due to growth in construction revenue from the company’s energy business as it makes further commercial progress on its mini-hydropower plants.

Shares in ISDN closed 1.5 cents lower or 2.2% down at 66.5 cents on Feb 19.