Vodafone (VOD +0.6%) speeds up the sale of its non-core assets with plan to divest its interests...

|About: Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)|By:, SA News Editor

Vodafone (VOD +0.6%) speeds up the sale of its non-core assets with plan to divest its interests in Japanese wireless operator Softbank Corp. for £3.1B ($5B). Vodafone also hikes its full-year forecast for adjusted operating profit to £11.8B-12.2B.