StockMarketWire.com - Jardine Matheson Holdings is maintaining its full year dividend despite an 11% fall in underlying profit attributable to shareholders.

Revenue together with revenue of associates and joint ventures rose by 4% to USD65,271n but underlying profit attributable to shareholders fell to USD1,363m from USD1,534m.

The dividend is maintained at USD1.45 per share.

Chairman Sir Henry Keswick said: "While the current economic conditions in China and Indonesia are expected to continue to affect the Group's profitability in 2016, we remain positive about the medium-term prospects for our companies. They all possess sound finances, have clear strategic objectives and are well positioned to benefit from the increasing spread of affluence in the region."








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