P527 Teletext 523 Sep18 23:00:11  Y NEWS  FILE ——————————— O ———————————————————————— DENNIS PROFIT BOOSTED BY STRONG SALES Dennis, the company behind the coyntry's fire enginfs, has posted a 10% rise in first half pre-tax profitsN The company — currently the subject of a bidding war between Henlys and Mayflower Corp — made £10m in the first half, up from £8N1m a yfar ago The growth was driven by a 14% increasf in sales, boosted by demand from east Asia, most notably in Hong KongN Henlys are favoyrites to mdqge with DennisN ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Yoyr PC See p533-537 Next City Index Shares Family Finance