Aeon Co Ltd (8267.T)
* Says Aeon Life Insurance signs agreement to boost real estate unit's capital by 1.15 billion yuan ($167.85 million)
* Operating profit for March-Nov period gains 5.6 percent y/y
TOKYO, Jan 11 Aeon Co, Japan's biggest retailer by sales, on Wednesday said operating profit in the nine months to Nov. 30 rose 5.6 percent from a year ago on increased sales from supermarkets, drug stores and discount outlets.
* Company says consumer sentiment has stalled (Adds company comment, second-quarter result)
TOKYO, Oct 5 Aeon Co, Japan's biggest retailer by sales, on Wednesday said first-half operating profit was flat compared with a year ago as consumer spending stalled.