LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - British engineer Tomkins Plc said on Wednesday third-quarter profits fell 5.9 percent due to a weak U.S. dollar, a slowdown in the automotive market and higher raw material costs. Tomkins said operating profit for the three months end-September was 70.0 million pounds ($130.1 million), compared to 74.4 million pounds a year-ago. Tomkins, which sells parts used in automobile engines and air conditioners, said it expected an improved underlying performance this ...
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