UPDATE 1-VW confident on H2 despite market upheaval


* H1 sales up 20.7 pct to 61.8 billion eur * Operating profit up to 2.8 bln eur from 1.2 bln eur * Sees significant rise in FY revenue, operating profit * Shares up over 2 percent (Adds details, background) MUNICH, July 29 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's first half earnings beat forecasts, thanks in part to strength in China, and it said it was confident of improving its sales and margins even though the second half would get tougher. Global carmakers are building up their businesses in ...

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