Carnival profit more than doubles

June 24 Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:26am EDT

June 24 (Reuters) - Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, said its quarterly profit more than doubled as costs fell.

Net income rose to $106 million, or 14 cents per share, in the second quarter ended May 31, from $41 million, or 5 cents per share, a year earlier.

Excluding items, the company earned 10 cents per share.

Revenue rose 4 percent to $3.63 billion. (Reporting by Sruthi Ramakrishnan in Bangalore; Editing by Don Sebastian)

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