Alcoa posts third-quarter loss on low metal price
Oct 9 (Reuters) - Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc reported a third-quarter net loss as the price of the metal slumped and demand remained weak.
The net loss was $143 million, or 13 cents per share, compared with a profit of $172 million, or 15 cents per share, in the same quarter last year, the Pittsburgh-based company said on Tuesday.
(Reporting By Steve James; Editing by Bernard Orr)
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