Toyota posts 44.3 pct jump in first-half op profit


TOKYO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp , Japan's biggest automaker, reported a 44.3 percent jump in half-year operating profit to another record on Wednesday, helped by healthy sales in North America and cost-cutting efforts. Group operating profit for April-September came in at 730.83 billion yen ($5.94 billion). Net profit rose 90.2 percent to 553.80 billion, another record, as sales rose 15.4 percent to 7.89 trillion yen thanks to the popularity of the remodelled Camry sedan and ...

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