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Vedanta first-half core earnings, revenue fall

(Reuters) - Mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources Plc (LSE:VED) reported a fall in core earnings and revenue for the first half of the year.

The London-listed miner said core earnings or earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) fell 14 percent to $2.21 billion from $2.57 billion a year earlier.

Revenue fell 17 percent to $6.16 billion for the six months ended Sept 30.

(Reporting by Karen Rebelo in Bangalore; Editing by Supriya Kurane)