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South Korea's LG Display swings to third-quarter profit

FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at LG Electronics' organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV sets, which are made with LG Display flat screens, at its store in Seoul, South Korea, April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd <034220.KS> said on Wednesday it swung to profit in the third quarter, helped by a weaker won.

The Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier posted operating profit of 140 billion won ($123.2 million), beating an average forecast of 79 billion from 10 analysts, and compared to a 228 billion won loss in the second quarter.


(Reporting by Heekyong Yang; Editing by Stephen Coates)