Prudential has posted a 41% jump in operating profit to £968m in the first half, well ahead of expectations.
Despite incurring a £377m pre-tax hit as a result of the aborted AIA takeover, the group was also able to increase its interim dividend by 5% to 6.61p per share In the UK, Pru's IFRS operating profit...
£44bn committed to sector over five years
Key points from Hammond's 'balanced' Budget
No stamp duty on homes under £300,000
Second Budget this year
Rises in-line with CPI