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Adele and Bond help revamped Sony escape spectre of losses

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 05:50
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Singer Adele and the James Bond movie Spectre have been credited with helping in Sony's turnaround. The company booked a nine-month net profit of almost US$2 billion in 2015, reversing a year-earlier loss.

Tokyo

BRITISH pop diva Adele and suave spy James Bond may be unlikely stars in Sony's turnaround, but the firm is placing its bets on them.

The company is leaning on movies, music and soaring sales of its PlayStation (PS) video-game console to scrap years of eye-watering losses -