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Lazard's quarterly profit jumps 50 percent

July 27 (Reuters) - Financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard Ltd reported a 50 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday as it earned more from advising on deals.

Net income attributable to the company rose to $120.39 million, or 91 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $80.36 million, or 61 cents per share, a year earlier.

Total revenue rose to $729.95 million from $546.64 million. (Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Martina D'Couto)