• Kyodo


Sharp Corp. said Thursday its net profit in the April-September period surged 78.9% from a year earlier to ¥42.52 billion ($372 million), helped by rising sales of office devices and increased profitability in its display business.

Sales in the first half of fiscal 2021 through next March rose 6.5% to ¥1.22 trillion, while operating profit advanced 31.6% to ¥39.02 billion, according to Sharp, a unit of Apple Inc.’s key supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.

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