Vodafone shares on the up

The firm was up 5 per cent in morning trading on the London Stock Exchange, after it recorded a €1.2billion profit for the six months, up from a €5billion loss over the period last year.

In a double dose of cheer, Vodafone also hiked its full-year earnings growth targetsShares in Vodafone have surged after the telecoms giant swung to a half-year profit and upped its growth outlook despite pressures in its India business.The firm was up 5 per cent in morning trading on the London Stock Exchange, after it recorded a €1.2billion profit for the six months ending in September, up from a €5billion loss over the period last year.The major boost came after the group booked a €5...