Nintendo seen extending profit streak as housebound consumers switch on

Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd is expected to extend its decade-high earnings streak when it reports fourth-quarter results next week, powered by the hit Switch console which is expanding its reach among locked-down consumers.

Nintendo is seen posting an 80% jump in operating profit on May 7 to 54 billion yen ($505 million) for the January-to-March quarter, according to an average of 10 analyst estimates in a Refinitiv poll - a fourth-quarter profit level last seen in the heyday of the Wii console. The earnings will provide official.....

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