AstraZeneca posts steady profits
Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca on Thursday said net profits rose fractionally to $2.113 billion (1.5 billion euros) in the second quarter.
The result for the three months to June 30 compared with earnings after tax of $2.107 billion in the second quarter of 2010.
Sales rose 3.0 percent to $8.43 billion in the second quarter of 2011.
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