LONDON -- The FTSE 100
But even if the index is rising, there are individual constituents that are beating it. Let's look at three heading up today.
A similar rise in the final dividend should provide us with a full-year payout of around 4.3%, with the shares on a forward price-to-earnings ratio of only 8.5.
Lloyds Banking Group
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An interim statement from Soco International
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