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  • TORONTO, May 8- Telus Corp, one of Canada's largest telecommunications companies, churned out another solid quarter of earnings growth on Thursday, raising its dividend on wireless strength and further expansion of its Internet-based television product, Optik.

  • Discount stock picks: Pro     Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    John Rogers, Ariel Investments chairman & CEO, shares his top three bargain plays.

  • *Dividend to rise to 9 cents/ share from 6 cents. The carrier said its board approved a $2 billion share buyback program that will be completed by the end of 2016. The quarterly payout will rise to 9 cents a share from 6 cents a share in the third quarter, the company added.

  • *Pledges 0.25 Sfr dividend for swap to new holding. ZURICH, May 6- UBS will revamp its corporate structure to ensure it can be broken up more easily in a crisis, cutting the amount of money it must set aside for potential losses and allowing it to pay shareholders a special dividend.

  • CHICAGO, May 5- One of the few consistent, although hardly glamorous, strategies in global investing has been companies that routinely raise their dividends.

  • Build your own portfolio with these trends     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Hardeep Walia, co-founder and CEO of Motif Investing, shares his firm's findings on the most popular trends in investing right now, including high-yield dividends.

  • LONDON, April 30- Royal Dutch Shell capped a strong first quarter reporting season for oil majors with better-than-expected results which were boosted by gas earnings, while shareholders were rewarded with a higher dividend.

  • LONDON, April 30- Royal Dutch Shell reported on Wednesday a jump in first-quarter cashflows and a boost in dividends, triggering a jump in the share price as the market cheered the new chief executive's turnaround plan.

  • LONDON, April 29- BP raised its quarterly dividend for the second time in six months and said more share buy-backs were on the cards, showing how the British oil company's asset sales are providing more cash for investors.

  • LONDON, April 29- British oil firm BP raised its quarterly dividend and said further share buy-backs were on the cards as it posted quarterly profit slightly above forecasts despite difficulties in Russia. BP has said repeatedly that it will stand by its investments in Russia since Moscow's intervention in Ukraine.

  • LONDON, April 29- British oil firm BP posted quarterly profit slightly above forecasts and upped its dividend for the second time in six months, in line with a pledge made earlier this year to focus on returning more cash to shareholders.

  • *Nokia says to focus on three remaining businesses. HELSINKI, April 29- Rajeev Suri will become the new chief executive of Finnish telecommunications gear maker Nokia, the company said on Tuesday, adding that it would return an extra 1 billion euros to shareholders from the sale of its phone unit.

  • April 28- Weight-loss and nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd on Monday reported a 9 percent increase in global sales volumes for the first quarter and raised its outlook for the full year. Herbalife also said it was suspending its quarterly dividend in order to use the cash to repurchase additional shares.

  • April 28- Bank of America Corp said on Monday it will suspend a planned increase in its quarterly dividend as well as its latest stock buyback program because it miscalculated a measure of the capital on its books. The Federal Reserve ordered Bank of America to suspend and resubmit its 2014 capital plans within 30 days.

  • April 28- Bank of America Corp said it would suspend its $4 billion stock buyback program and a planned increase in its quarterly dividend because it miscalculated the level of its capital after buying Merrill Lynch in 2009..

  • April 28- Bank of America Corp said it would suspend its $4 billion stock buyback program and a planned increase in its quarterly dividend because it miscalculated the level of its capital after buying Merrill Lynch in 2009..

  • BofA suspends stock buyback, dividend increase Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    April 28- Bank of America Corp said it would suspend its $4 billion stock buyback program and the planned increase in its quarterly dividend after it miscalculated the treatment of certain structured notes related to its acquisition of Merrill Lynch in 2009.. The company also said it would resubmit its 2014 capital plan to the Federal Reserve.

  • Boeing's report "gives much more confidence about the ability to return cash," said Ken Herbert, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity Inc.. Boeing spent nearly $3 billion in the first quarter to buy back some 19 million shares and pay dividends, most of the expected amount for the year, according to analysts.

  • UPDATE 2-Ares' IPO likely to raise up to $419 million Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    April 22- Investment firm Ares Management LP said on Tuesday its initial public offering is expected to raise up to $419 million and that its chief executive and co-founder Anthony Ressler received $138.6 million in pay and dividends in 2013..

  • EMs are maturing, paying more dividends: Pro     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    Ryan Bransfield, dividend analyst at Markit, says emerging market companies are maturing and paying out more dividends.