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Mexico's Alfa reports jump in first quarter profit to 3.5 bln pesos

MEXICO CITY, April 16 (Reuters) - Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Thursday reported 3.5 billion pesos ($146 million) in net profit in the first quarter this year, about three times as much as its net profit the same quarter a year earlier of 1.3 billion pesos.

The Monterrey based company reported 82.7 billion pesos in revenue.

$1 = 23.7980 at end-March Reporting by Daina Beth Solomon

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