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International education, FT boost Pearson results

Posted at 7:23AM Friday 27 Apr 2012

Publishing group Pearson reported underlying sales growth of 3 percent in the first quarter, helped by international education and the Financial Times, and said it still expected sales and operating profit to grow this year.

The British company, which owns the world's biggest education business and Penguin books as well as the FT, said on Friday first-quarter sales were 1.2 billion pounds ($1.9 billion).

Reuters Pearson plc : AGM and interim management statement


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