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London Stock Exchange H1 profit down, revenues up

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Staff 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.
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London Stock Exchange   Adjusted earnings per share were 61.8 pence
Attributable loss was 36.1 million pounds compared to profit of 150.3 million pounds last year. Loss per share was 10.3 pence, compared to earnings of 42.8 pence last year.

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.