Correction to AstraZeneca Profit Drops on Decline in Blockbuster-Drug Revenue Story

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AstraZeneca's core operating profit increased 5% to $1.67 billion. Excluding currency effects, core operating profit increased fell 2% and revenue declined 10%. "AstraZeneca Profit Drops on Decline in Blockbuster-Drug Revenue," at 0644 GMT, misstated the core operating profit as 2% in the second paragraph and that it increased 5% in the third paragraph.

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April 27, 2017 03:40 ET (07:40 GMT)