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Bunge swings to Q1 profit

May 4 (Reuters) - U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd on Tuesday posted a profit for the first quarter compared to a loss a year earlier, bolstered by strength in its core agribusiness segment.

Net income attributable to Bunge stood at $831 million, or $5.52 per share, in the quarter ended March 31, compared with a loss of $184 million, or $1.46 per a share, a year earlier.

Reporting by Karl Plume in Chicago and Arunima Kumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli

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