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  • MONTREAL April 24- Canadian National Railway Co on Monday reported an 8 percent increase in quarterly revenue as the railroad moved record volumes, boosted by grain, frac sand and coal. Canada's largest railroad also approved a quarterly dividend and said total carloads rose 9 percent in the first quarter ended March 31, although rail freight revenue per...

  • HONG KONG, April 24- HSBC Holdings Plc is confident it can maintain dividend payouts in the foreseeable future and expects to exceed risk-weighted asset and cost-saving targets, the bank's chief executive Stuart Gulliver said on Monday. The bank may have to move "some thousand roles" from Britain to Paris depending on how the country's Brexit negotiations with...

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  • *Qatar underperforms; all blue chips have paid 2016 dividend. DUBAI, April 19- Construction-related shares underperformed Riyadh's stock market on Wednesday because of poor first-quarter earnings, though troubled Dubai builder Arabtec jumped after shareholders approved a capital restructuring plan. Riyadh- listed Arabian Cement slid by 5 percent after...

  • BAAR, Switzerland, April 11- Sika shareholders attacked the Swiss chemical company's founding family for pushing through a proposal for a smaller dividend increase-- the latest twist in a bitter takeover battle with France's Saint-Gobain. The Burkard family's call for a dividend of 96 Swiss francs per bearer share, rather than the board's proposed 102 franc...

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  • FRANKFURT, April 10- Buyout groups Bain Capital and Cinven won an auction for German drugmaker Stada on Monday after a surprisingly large increase on a previous bid valued the company at about 5.3 billion euros. The private equity consortium is offering 65.28 euros per share and a dividend of 0.72 euro per Stada share, the company said in a statement on Monday,...

  • SHANGHAI, April 8- China's top securities regulator urged listed companies to reward investors with cash dividends, vowing to punish stingy "iron roosters." Liu Shiyu, Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission also warned listed firms against raising money for blind investments, or designing complicated share structures that facilitate...

  • POLAND'S KGHM HOPES TO PAY DIVIDEND, BUT DECISION IS UP TO BOARD MEETING IN MAY- CEO.

  • TEL AVIV, March 30- Bank Hapoalim, Israel's largest lender, reported lower quarterly net profit because of one-off items including provisions for a U.S. tax evasion investigation, as well as sharply higher expenses for credit losses. Hapoalim, which issued a profit warning last week, said on Thursday it earned 138 million shekels in the fourth quarter, down from...

  • TEL AVIV, March 30- Bank Hapoalim, Israel's largest lender, reported lower quarterly net profit because of one-off items including provisions for a U.S. tax evasion investigation, as well as sharply higher expenses for credit losses. Hapoalim, which issued a profit warning last week, said on Thursday it earned 138 million shekels in the fourth quarter, down from...

  • TOKYO, March 29- Japan's Nikkei share average eked out small gains in choppy trade on Wednesday, but gains were limited as ex-dividend share price adjustments pressured the market and offset positive sentiment from strong U.S. shares overnight. The Nikkei rose 0.1 percent to 19,217.48 after traversing negative and positive territory. The broader Topix shed...

  • *Ex-dividend adjustments seen about 130 points. TOKYO, March 29- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Wednesday morning as ex-dividend share price adjustments pressured the market and offset positive sentiment from gains in Wall Street overnight. "The market takes heart from strong U.S. economic data, and sentiment in the overall market...

  • TOKYO, March 28- Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded from a more than six-week low on Tuesday as a rally in the yen paused and investors bought high-yield stocks before they went ex-dividend. The Nikkei rose 1.1 percent to 19,202.87, after plumbing to its lowest since Feb. 9 in the previous session as U.S. President Donald Trump's setback on his healthcare...

  • TOKYO, March 28- Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded from more than a six-week low on Tuesday morning due to a pause in the yen's strong trend, with most sectors rose to positive territory. "Investors were overly risk off yesterday," said Hikaru Sato, a senior technical analyst at Daiwa Securities. He added that the market continues to focus on developments on U.S....

  • One of two listed casino operators in South Africa, Sun International has been hit by sluggish economic growth in its home market. It is scheduled to open its second-largest casino and entertainment complex there, the 4.2 billion rand Time Square project in Pretoria, next month. The owner of Sun City resort and the Sibaya Casino in South Africa said the slowing...

  • STOCKHOLM, March 21- Shares in Fingerprint Cards plunged as much as 42 percent on Tuesday after the former stock market star scrapped plans to pay a dividend and said it could not forecast likely earnings for 2017.. FPC has 20-30 competitors globally and its main rivals include China's Goodix, Silicon Valley- based Synaptics and Taiwan's Egis Technology.

  • STOCKHOLM, March 21- Shares in Fingerprint Cards plunged as much as 42 percent on Tuesday after the former stock market star scrapped plans to pay a dividend and said it could not forecast likely earnings for 2017.. FPC has 20-30 competitors globally and its main rivals include China's Goodix, Silicon Valley- based Synaptics and Taiwan's Egis Technology.

  • STOCKHOLM, March 21- Shares in former stock market star Fingerprint Cards plunged as much as 42 percent on Tuesday after the Swedish company scrapped its dividend and withdrew its earnings guidance for 2017.. The company, which as its name suggests provides fingerprint sensors for technology products, blamed weaker demand from smartphone makers and...

  • LONDON, March 21- British housebuilder Bellway said on Tuesday it would raise its dividend after posting a nearly 10 percent rise in half-year pre-tax profits, although it warned that labor shortages were pushing up costs in the sector. Bellway, which builds around half of its homes in London and the south of England, posted profits of 248 million pounds in the six...