* H1 net profit rises to 1.08 bln euros vs 1.04 bln euros in
* Sales growth slows to 7 pct in Oct from 12 pct in H1
ZURICH Nov 9 Luxury goods group Richemont
was tight-lipped on its trading outlook on Friday after
sales growth slowed to 7 percent at constant exchange rates in
October from 12 percent in the first half.
Strong sales growth between April and September helped net
profit at the maker of Cartier watches and Montblanc pens soar
52 percent to 1.08 billion euros, the company said in a
statement, beating a 1.04 billion forecast in a Reuters poll.
(Reporting by Silke Koltrowitz)