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Sony posts quarterly loss on weak mobile sales

Friday 31 October 2014 | 08:50 CET | News
Sony reported a net loss of JPY 136 billion for its fiscal second quarter to September, hurt by an impairment charge to write down the value of its mobile business. Revenues were still up 7.2 percent year-on-year to JPY 1.902 trillion, helped by strong Playstation sales. The operating result moved to a loss of JPY 85.6 billion from a profit of JPY 13.9 billion a year ago, due to the charge of JPY 176 billion for the mobile business. Sony also took JPY 9.9 billion in restructuring charges in the quarter, of which 7.7 billion for exiting the PC business. At the mobile division, sales were up

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