French luxury goods giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA on Thursday posted a 10 per cent jump in first half profit before goodwill amortisation to 350 million euros from 318 million euros in the year-ago period. LVMH said its core fashion and leather goods businesses enjoyed a 3.3 per cent rise in operating profit to 655 million euros and there were "significant investments" in these businesses in the first half.