Huawei Technologies profit jumps 25%
31 March 2019 | 1:30 pm
Huawei Technologies Co. earnings surged 25 percent last year as the Chinese telecommunications giant rose up the ranks of the global smartphone market. Revenue for the year jumped almost 20 percent.
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