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November 6, 2020

Nintendo's profit soars in pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo, the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon video games, reported Thursday that its fiscal first half profit more than tripled as people passed time while stuck at home during the pandemic playing games.

Kyoto-based Nintendo Co.'s profit for the six months through September soared to 213 billion yen ($2 billion), up from 62 billion yen a year ago. Six-month sales soared to 769 billion yen ($7.4 billion) from 444 billion yen.


 
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