(Recasts throughout, adds company and analysts' comments) By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia auto correspondent TOKYO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co. posted a smaller-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as fierce competition in China weighed on sales, and it left its operating profit forecast unchanged despite a big lift from a weaker yen. The world's second-most valuable carmaker, with a market worth of $72 billion, had been riding demand for its small and fuel-efficient cars amid ...
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