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Berkshire Q3 profit down 8.6% on Tesco fall

New York

WARREN Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said that third-quarter profit slipped 8.6 per cent on investment results, including an impairment on a holding of UK retailer Tesco plc.

Net income fell to US$4.62 billion, or US$2,811 a share, from US$5.05 billion, or US$3,074, a