Higher trading volume led IntercontinentalExchange to post a 7.1% increase in profit in the second quarter. Revenue was up 5.8% at $371.6 million. ICE had net income of $153.3 million, or $2.09 a share, compared with $143.2 million, or $1.95 a share, a year earlier. ICE's earnings report comes just as it is about to finalize its takeover of NYSE Euronext.

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