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Mexico broadcaster Televisa's 1st-qtr profit jumps 125 percent to $72 mln

MEXICO CITY, April 26 (Reuters) - Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa on Wednesday reported a first-quarter profit of 1.35 billion pesos ($72.1 million), up 125 percent compared with the same period last year.

In the January-March period, the company had sales of 22.18 billion pesos, up from 21.74 billion pesos in the first-quarter of 2016.

($1 = 18.7275 at end of March) (Reporting by Mexico City newsroom; Editing by Sandra Maler)