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South Africa's Investec reports H1 operating profit up 14.2 percent

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 15 (Reuters) - South African financial services group Investec reported a 14.2 percent rise in half-year profit on Thursday buoyed by its banking unit.

Operating profit for the six months to September 30 rose to 359.3 million pounds ($467.6 million) from 314.6 million a year earlier.

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