- Property company CLS Holdings raised its interim divided by 7% after reporting Wednesday EPRA earnings and revaluation uplifts had boosted underlying earnings.

For the six months to 30 June, underlying, or EPRA, earnings rose 15.1% to 6.1p from 5.3p a year earlier, EPRA net asset value rose 3% to 294.7p and pretax profit more than halved to £64.9m from £119.4m, which included the profit from the sale of Vauxhall Square.

The company declared an interim dividend of 2.2p per share, up from 2.05p last year.

'The performance of the UK market is likely to be somewhat subdued in the period leading up to at least Spring 2019 as businesses take a "wait and see" approach to the impact of Brexit, and we continue to keep a close eye on any market changes.'

At 8:30am: [LON:CLI] CLS Holdings PLC share price was +1.5p at 237p

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