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Mexico's Walmex reports 6.6% jump in third-quarter net profit

MEXICO CITY, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Walmart de Mexico, Mexico’s largest retailer, on Wednesday reported a 6.6% jump in third-quarter net profit, surpassing analysts’ expectations despite a weakening consumer environment.

The company, known as Walmex, raked in 9.25 billion pesos ($469 million) in net profit during the quarter, which ended in September.

$1 = 19.7205 pesos at end of September Reporting by Noe Torres; writing by Julia Love; Editing by Anthony Esposito

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