Aug. 16, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Tencent Holdings Ltd<0700
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In the first half, the company's net profit amounted to RMB 6.05 billion, up 15.9% YoY.
Tencent Holdings' total revenue surged 54.3% from the same period of last year to RMB 20.18 billion in H1.
Revenue from Internet value-added services, the largest revenue source, jumped 42.6% YoY to RMB 15.17 billion in the first six months. E-commerce revenue was RMB 1.61 billion in the period, and revenue from online advertising business grew 79.0% to RMB 1.42 billion.
At the end of June, the company had 469 million microbloggers and 598 million active Qzone users.