S.Korea's Kia Q3 profit jumps 66 pct; beats forecast


SEOUL, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Kia Motors , South Korea's No.2 automaker, reported a higher-than-expected 66 percent rise in its third quarter net profit on Friday, fueled by new cars and solid demand in emerging markets including China. Kia, an affiliate of Hyundai Motor , made a 667 billion won ($593.9 million) net profit for the quarter ended September, beating a consensus forecast of 431.3 billion won from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. This compared with 402 billion won a year ago and 558 ...

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