Amazon has been boosted by growth in cloud computing to record better-than expected earnings.
The web retailer saw revenues climb 31 per cent to $30.4bn, above analyst forecasts of $29.6bn and up from last year's equivalent figure of $23.2bn.
Its Amazon Web Services business recording saw takings up 58.2 per cent to $2.83bn.
Amazon also reported that its second ever Prime Day promotions saw the firm record its largest ever sales day.
"It's been a busy few months for Amazon around the world, and particularly in India - where we launched a new [Amazon Web Services] Region, introduced Prime with unlimited free shipping, and announced that Prime Video is coming soon, offering Prime members in India exclusive access to Amazon Original Series and Movies - including original content featuring top Indian creators and talent," said chief executive Jeff Bezos.