April 22 Omnicom Group Inc, the largest
U.S. advertising company, reported a 3 percent rise in quarterly
revenue due mainly to higher growth in its home market.
Omnicom, which owns agencies such as BBDO Worldwide and
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, said revenue rose to $3.50
billion in the first quarter from $3.39 billion a year earlier.
U.S. revenue rose 4 percent in the quarter ended March 31.
Net income available for common shareholders rose slightly
to $201.4 million, or 77 cents per share, from $199.7 million,
or 76 cents per share, a year earlier.
(Reporting by Sruthi Ramakrishnan in Bangalore; Editing by