July 26, 2018 / 6:20 AM / 3 months ago

Diageo's sales up despite currency headwind

LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) - Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, reported higher sales and profits on Thursday despite currency headwinds.

The British maker of Johnnie Walker Scotch and Smirnoff vodka said net sales rose 0.9 percent to 12.2 billion pounds ($16.10 billion) and operating profit rose 3.7 percent to 3.7 billion pounds.

$1 = 0.7576 pounds Reporting by Uday Sampath Kumar and Martinne Geller; editing by Jason Neely

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