February 23, 2011 / 1:46 PM / in 7 years

Canadian firms' operating profit up 7.9 pct in Q4

* Operating profit rises 7.9 pct from Q3

* 19 of 22 industries report higher profits

OTTAWA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Canadian corporate operating profits jumped 7.9 percent in the fourth quarter from the third, to C$65.5 billion ($66.2 billion), Statistics Canada said on Wednesday.

“Increases were widespread across the economy, as 19 of 22 industries reported higher profits,” it said in a release.

$1=$0.99 Canadian Reporting by Randall Palmer, Editing by W Simon

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