London Stock Exchange H1 profit down, revenues upStaff Writer | August 4, 2016
London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) reported that its first-half profit before tax from continuing operations declined to 164.1 million pounds from 176.2 million pounds in the year-ago period.
London Stock Exchange Adjusted earnings per share were 61.8 pence
Adjusted earnings per share were 61.8 pence, compared to 64.6 pence in the same period last year.
However, revenue from continuing operations increased to 721.9 million pounds from 663.0 million pounds last year.
Further, the company said it has increased its interim dividend by 11.1% to 12.0 pence per share. ■