Japan’s major electronics makers either narrowed their losses or posted profits in the April-June quarter, aided by recovering semiconductor sales and restructuring efforts, according to quarterly earnings results released Tuesday.

Toshiba Corp., the world’s second-biggest chip maker, had a net loss of 18.8 billion yen in the three months ended June 30, compared with a loss of 33.4 billion yen a year ago. Sales rose 2 percent to 1.19 trillion yen.

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