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May 8 Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss, hit by an impairment charge and lower pricing.
The company's net loss from continuing operations widened to $223 million, or $2.69 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $52 million, or 61 cents per share, a year earlier.
Hertz booked an impairment charge of $30 million in the quarter.
Revenue fell to $1.92 billion from $1.98 billion. (Reporting by Arunima Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)
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