Sands China First-Half Net Profit up 23% on Year

By Joanne China Features Dow Jones Newswires

Sands China Ltd. (1928.HK) reported a 23% rise in net profit for the first half thanks to a recovery in China's gambling Mecca.

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The casino operator said after markets closed Friday that its first-half net profit rose to US$678 million from a net profit of US$551 million a year earlier, with net revenue rising 19.5% to US$3.7 billion during the same period.

Write to Joanne Chiu at joanne.chiu@wsj.com

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August 13, 2017 20:03 ET (00:03 GMT)