- Wealth manager and employee benefits group Mattioli Woods reported a 7.1% rise in first-half profit, as it boosted sales and improved its margins following an operational restructure.

Pre-tax profit for the six months through November increased to £6.0m, up from £5.6m on-year. Revenue rose 3.8% to £30.3m.

The company declared an interim dividend of 7.3p per share, up 15% on-year.

At 9:19am: [LON:MTW] Mattioli Woods PLC share price was +5p at 845p

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