Tencent Holdings reported a 17 per cent year-on-year increase in net profit to 27.2 billion yuan (US$3.9 billion) in the first quarter. Photo: AP

Tencent posts better-than-expected US$3.9 billion first-quarter profit as fintech services grow

  • Revenue rose 16 per cent to 85.5 billion yuan, missing analysts’ estimates
  • Profit received a boost from an 11 billion yuan gain from its investee companies
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Tencent Holdings reported a 17 per cent year-on-year increase in net profit to 27.2 billion yuan (US$3.9 billion) in the first quarter. Photo: AP
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Tencent’s WeChat blocks learning apps from incentivising users to spam, saying it breaks rules

  • Apps or users that repeatedly violate posting rules on links to other apps will have their WeChat accounts shut down
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