P523 Teletext 523 Sep18 23:00:10  Y NEWS  FILE ——————————— ———————————————————————— ST JAMES POSTS BUMPER HALFMYEAR PROFITS Financial 3dqvices groyp St James' Place Capital reported a substantial rise in firstMhalf earningsN The company, subject to takeover speculation by the Prydential earlier in the yfar, posted pre-tax profits of £34.4m in the six months to JuneN St James said that while the cyrrent problems in world stocs mar3fts woyld hinder its 0dqformance, prospects for the next half were still strongN ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 Download and Analysf Share Prices on Yoyr PC See p533-537 NextNews Shares CityIndex FamilyFinance