Accenture reports 7.5 pct rise in quarterly revenue

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc reported a 7.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue, as the consulting and outsourcing services provider reaped benefits from its investments in fast-growing digital and cloud service offerings.

Net income for diluted earnings per share calculation fell to $974.1 million, or $1.48 per share, in the fourth quarter ended August 31, from $1.12 billion, or $1.68 per share, a year earlier.

Net revenue rose to $9.64 billion from $8.97 billion. (Reporting by Aishwarya Venugopal in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)