Nissan says April-June net profit jumps 14% to $821 mn

Nissan on Thursday said its April-June net profit jumped 14 percent to $821 million, as it pointed to improved market share in Japan and North America.

Japan's number-two automaker earned 82 billion yen on sales of 2.51 trillion yen in the second quarter, while leaving unchanged its forecast of a 420 billion yen net profit for the fiscal year to March 2014.