LONDON | Wed May 22, 2013 7:22am BST. LONDON (Reuters) - Nationwide, Britain's biggest customer-owned financial services group, said its financial position remained robust after posting a 56 percent leap in annual underlying profit driven by demands ...
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LONDON (Dow Jones)--U.K. power utility SSE PLC (SSE.LN) Wednesday posted 1.41 billion pounds ($2.14 billion) in full-year headline profits, a more-than-5% increase over the previous year, and it raised its dividend by 5.1%.