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- Livedoor posted an estimated 150 percent growth in its group pretax profit for the fiscal year ended September 30 from a year earlier to 12.5 billion yen $109.7 million. The figure was said to have been boosted by sales of shareholdings and stronger advertising revenue at its portal-related businesses. The sales of the company are said to have gone up 150 percent to about 80 billion yen $702.5 million. Livedoor Securities is seen as contributing hugely to group earnings. The company sold a part of its shareholdings in Turbolinux for a capital gain of 795 million yen $7 million. It also...

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