TCS Q4 results 2016 LIVE: The fourth quarter saw broad-based growth with the CORE PORTFOLIO performing strongly led by BFSI (3.2% Q-o-Q), Manufacturing (3.9% Q-o-Q) and Retail (2.1% Q-o-Q) in constant currency. For FY16, growth was led by BFS (14.8% Y-o-Y), Life Sciences (20.6% Y-o-Y), Travel & Hospitality (17% Y-o-Y) and Manufacturing (15% Y-o-Y) in constant currency. In terms of KEY MARKETS, growth in Q4 was led by Europe (3.6% Q-o-Q) and North America (2.4% Q-o-Q) in constant currency. For FY16, North America grew by 10.8%, Europe grew by 12.9%, UK by 8.3% in constant currency. India crossed $ one billion milestone in annual revenues while overall revenues from new Growth Markets stood at $ 3.3 billion in FY16. HUMAN RESOURCES: TCS continued to hire to support business growth and employed 353,843 professionals globally from 129 nationalities including with 33.8% women professionals at the end of FY16. The attrition rate for IT services was 14.7% while overall it stood at 15.5% on an LTM basis. FY16 saw an all-time high gross addition of 90,182 employees in FY16, with a net addition of 34,187 employees. In Q4, there was a total gross addition of 22,576 employees and net addition of 9,152. “TCS completed its highest ever hiring of over 90,000 new employees globally during the year. We are also delighted that our employee retention continues to increase as we continue to invest in building digital skills of TCSers to help them participate extensively in the new digital economy.” said Ajoy Mukherjee, Executive vice president and Global Head, Human Resources.