Consolidated income statement
for the year ended 31 March
|Net operating expenses||3||(16,747)||(16,281)|
|Operating profit before exceptional items||2||3,987||3,563|
|Net finance costs||5||(562)||(525)|
|Interest payable and similar charges||5a||(1,093)||(883)|
|Interest receivable and similar income||5b||531||358|
|Share of post-tax results of associates and joint ventures||2||1,152||1,024|
|Profit before taxation||5,603||3,626|
|Profit for the year||28a||4,477||2,557|
|Profit attributable to non-controlling interests||256||149|
|Profit attributable to owners of the parent||4,221||2,408|
|Basic earnings per share (US cents)||8||266.6||152.8|
|Diluted earnings per share (US cents)||8||263.8||151.8|
All operations are continuing.
Note:The notes on pages 91 to 164 of the 2012 Annual Report are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.'