Lloyds Starts Talks to Resume Dividends After First-Half Profit

Lloyds Starts Talks to Resume Dividends After First-Half Profit

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Lloyds’s shares have gained 43 percent this year on speculation the bank would return to profitability in 2013, following three years of losses, and resume dividend payments it halted following its 20 billion-pound bailout in the financial crisis.