KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Malaysian casino-to-plantations conglomerate Genting Bhd. (3182.KU) said net profit for the second quarter rose 57.5% from a year ago, partly on a gain from the sale of some financial assets.
Net profit for the quarter ended June jumped to 456.33 million ringgit ($106.64 million) from MYR289.82 million, according to a late-Thursday stock-exchange filing by the company.
Revenue rose 17% to MYR4.95 billion from MYR4.23 billion a year ago, the company said.
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August 24, 2017 07:28 ET (11:28 GMT)