Kingfisher profit up 62% on home improvement boom

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The group, which owns B&Q and Screwfix in the United Kingdom and Castorama and Brico Depot in France and other markets, made an adjusted pretax profit of 669 million pounds ($914.3 million)for the six months ended July 31 – ahead of guidance of 645-660 million pounds and up from 415 million pounds in the same period last year.

($1 = 0.7317 pounds)