SGS optimistic for full-year despite poor mineral services

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* First-half net profit up 10 pct to 265 mln Sfr * Sales revenue rises 7.2 pct to 2.857 bln Sfr ZURICH, July 17 (Reuters) - The world's biggest testing and inspection company SGS gave a slightly more upbeat outlook for the full year after underlying sales growth slowed to 7.2 percent in the first half, hit by weak demand for its minerals exploration services. Net profit at the company, whose activities span from testing London's black cabs to food ...

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