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Deere profit more than doubles on higher farm, construction equipment demand

May 21 (Reuters) - Deere & Co on Friday posted a 169% surge in quarterly profit as a recovering global economy boosted demand for farm machine and construction equipment.

Net income attributable to the company rose to $1.79 billion, or $5.68 per share, in the second quarter, from $666 million, or $2.11 per share, a year earlier.

Reporting by Shreyasee Raj in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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