Energy firm signals higher profits

AOL Money Staff
Gas flame
Gas flame

An energy company whose gas customers face a two-month wait for cuts in their bills said it is on course for a 2% increase in full-year profits.


Shares in SSE, which trades as Southern Electric, Swalec and Scottish Hydro, lifted by more than 2% after it also signalled that its dividend for shareholders will increase by at least 2% more than inflation.