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BRIEF-Hongkong And Shanghai Hotels Posts HY Profit Attributable Of HK$ 644 Million

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Ltd :

* HY REVENUE HK$ 2,850 MILLION VERSUS HK$2,596 MILLION

* HY PROFIT ATTRIBUTABLE HK$ 644 MILLION VERSUS HK$519 MILLION

* DECLARES INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 5 HK CENTS PER SHARE

* "REMAINS CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC FOR REMAINDER OF YEAR"

* HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI HOTELS - WATCHING IMPACT OF TRAVEL POLICIES ON BUSINESS FROM MIDDLE EAST WHICH HAS BEEN AFFECTING CO'S U.S. PROPERTIES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: