Nov 10 (Reuters) - Equitable Group Inc :
* Increases quarterly dividend by 5 percent to C$0.22per share
* Q3 earnings per share C$2.16
* Equitable Group Inc - recent government interventions on Canada's housing and mortgage markets "do not call for a change in our core strategies"
* Equitable Group Inc - qtrly net interest income $70.8 million versus $61.4 million
* Equitable group reports record third quarter 2016 earnings and increases dividend Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ;))