7s up: iPhones lead Apple back to growth

8 things we learned from Apple's first-quarter results

1st February, 2017
iPhone 7 sales were stronger than expected

Apple has reported record quarterly revenue for its financial first quarter, a period which included the key Christmas holiday season.

Shares in the company gained more than 3 per cent in New York after the results, as investors welcomed the stronger than expected performance of its iPhone 7 smartphones and a return to sales growth after three quarters of annual declines.

Chief executive Tim Cook said revenue figures for its iPhone, Mac and Apple Watch all set...

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