Canadian telecom BCE (BCE) is +2.8% after announcing it will increase its annual common share...

|About: BCE Inc. (BCE)|By:, SA News Editor

Canadian telecom BCE (BCE) is +2.8% after announcing it will increase its annual common share dividend 7.7% to C$1.97/share for 2011. BCE is also making a voluntary pension prepayment of C$750M this month that will deliver future cash tax savings and lower pension funding payments.