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Amid split bid, Shell profit falls short of expectations in third quarter

Shell B shares fell 1.6 per cent to 1,740 pence at 8.01 am in London

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Amid split bid, Shell profit falls short of expectations Royal Dutch Shell reported an increase in third quarter profit but fell short of expectations. “This quarter we’ve generated record cash flow, maintained capital discipline and announced our intention to distribute $7 billion to our shareholders,” Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden said in a statement on Thursday. 

Combined with the more ambitious emissions target, “this is clear evidence of how we are accelerating our Powering Progress strategy, purposefully and profitably”. 

Shell B shares fell 1.6 per cent to 1,740 pence at 8.01 am in London. Meanwhile, the company mounted a robust defence

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First Published: Oct 29 2021 | 2:33 AM IST

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