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Credit data firm Experian's first-half profit beats on U.S. mortgage market boost

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Credit data firm Experian Plc on Tuesday posted a better-than-expected operating profit for the first half, boosted by strength in the U.S. mortgage market and demand for its Ascend product.

“While COVID-19 has significantly impacted the macroeconomic environment, it has also catalysed trends which play to Experian’s strengths,” the company said. (Reporting by Muvija M in Bengaluru; Editing by Rashmi Aich)

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