Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan's top minivehicle maker, reported on Tuesday its highest operating profit ever with a 26.9% surge last business year, thanks to robust sales in the fast-growing Asian car market, According to the Reuters news agency. Group operating profit for the year that ended in March was 74.2 billion yen, compared with a median forecast of 74.05 billion yen, according to a survey of 15 brokerages by Reuters Research. The company had forecast 70 billion yen and its net profit grew 38.5% to 31.02 billion yen.