The Week: City News - WPP revenues rise

WPP has posted revenues up by 5.3 per cent for the first six months of 2007 compared with the same period last year, although UK growth was relatively weak. The company posted a pre-tax profit of £338 million, up by 6.9 per cent on last year. China and India were the strongest-performing regions, with revenues up by 29 per cent and 22 per cent respectively, while the UK posted growth of just 2.3 per cent.