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Cognizant revenue jumps as demand for financial services rises

Feb 5 (Reuters) - IT services firm Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp reported higher quarterly revenue, helped by a 22 percent rise in revenue from its financial services business.

Cognizant's net income rose to $324.3 million, or $1.06 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $278.8 million, or 92 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose 21 percent to $2.36 billion.