UPDATE 1-Continental Q3 profits jump 30 pct, lifts outlook

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(Adds share reaction, detail from statement) FRANKFURT, Oct 29 (Reuters) - German tyre and car components maker Continental on Wednesday posted a stronger-than-expected 30 percent jump in operating profit for the third quarter and raised its guidance for the full year. Earnings before interest, tax and amortisation (EBITA) rose to 262 million euros ($306.7 million). The figure exceeded a forecast of 211 million euros in a Reuters poll of 18 analysts. Conti lifted its forecast for 2003 ...

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