China Shenhua Energy 1st-Half Profit More Than Doubles on Higher Coal Prices

China Shenhua Energy Co. Ltd. (1088.HK) reported an increase in its first-half net profit, as higher coal prices buoyed earnings.

China's major coal producer said its net profit for the six months ended June rose to 26.30 billion yuan (US$3.95 billion) from CNY10.83 billion a year earlier, while the first-half revenue rose 53% to CNY120.52 billion.

The company didn't recommend an interim dividend.

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August 25, 2017 11:34 ET (15:34 GMT)