NEW YORK (AP) — Marsh & McLennan Cos. said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income rose 18 percent, beating Wall Street expectations.

The New York-based company, which offers a range of human resources, management consulting, insurance and other services, said its profit totaled $388 million, or 69 cents per share, in the three months through June. That compares with $329 million, or 59 cents per share, in the same period a year ago.

Excluding one-time items, earnings came to 72 cents per share. Analysts expected 67 cents per share, according to FactSet.

Revenue rose 2 percent, to $3.09 billion from $3.03 billion, but below analysts' prediction of $3.14 billion.

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