Sept 29 (Reuters) - Emera Inc
* Emera approves increase in common dividend and declares quarterly dividends
* Emera Inc - approved an increase in annual common share dividend rate to $2.26 from $2.09 per common share
* Emera Inc - first quarterly payment of $0.565 per common share is payable on and after nov. 15, 2017 to common shareholders of record on nov. 1, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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