OXFORD Properties & Finance posted a 21.4 per cent increase to $34.49 million in its net profits for the first six months, ending July 31. Turnover rose 18.9 per cent to $54.53 million from $45.88 million. Operating profits were up to $42.82 million from $35.11 million. Earnings per share were 50.9 cents against 41.9 cents over the same period in 1994. Directors recommended an interim dividend of 15 cents from 10 cents.