Britain's Experian Says Third Quarter Sales Rose

Experian Group, the business and consumer credit company spun out of GUS last year, said Wednesday that sales from continuing operations rose 20% in the third quarter.

On a constant exchange rate basis, sales rose 16%, the company said.

"There was particularly strong organic growth in the quarter," said Chief Executive Don Robert.

Experian shares rose 0.42% to 596.50 pence (8.89 euros, $11.58) in morning trading on the London Stock Exchange.