Sina Corp Q2 revenue up 19 pct on Weibo messaging unit, ad sales

Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:12pm EDT

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Chinese internet firm Sina Corp posted a 19 percent rise in net revenue after a strong performance from its Weibo Corp online messaging subsidiary and a 29 percent jump in advertising sales.

Net revenue for the second quarter rose to $187 million from $157.5 million a year earlier. (Reporting by San Francisco newsroom; Editing by David Gregorio)