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Maruti Suzuki surges after July-Sept earnings

A sales executive speaks on his mobile phone as he stands in between Maruti Suzuki cars inside a showroom in New Delhi April 9, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Shares in Maruti Suzuki India Ltd(NSI:MARUTI.NS - News) ended with gains of 8 percent on Tuesday after India's biggest car maker reported July-September net profit tripled from a year earlier, beating estimates.

Net profit was 6.7 billion rupees compared with the mean estimate of 5.52 billion rupees by 12 analysts, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)