Entertainment One reported a drop in full-year profit on Tuesday as it took a hit from a one-off charge.
Tesco's banking arm has quit mortgage lending and will try to sell its £3. 7bn of existing mortgages, blaming persistently difficult market conditions for the decision.
Severn Trent reported “strong and resilient” annual results on Tuesday, reporting group turnover of £1. 767bn, which was up £71m or 4. 2% year-on-year.
Cranswick said it expected the current year to be difficult as the food company reported a decrease in annual profit and highlighted uncertainty over Brexit.
Anglo American said on Tuesday that the value of rough diamond sales at its De Beers business fell in the fourth cycle of 2019.
London stocks rose in early trade on Tuesday, with banks pacing the advance, after Washington granted a temporary reprieve from the Huawei ban.
Robust demand and consumer spending boosted half year income at West End landlord Shaftesbury, defying the woes that have hit the retail sector due to Brexit.
Stephen Clarke is stepping down as chief executive of WH Smith and will be replaced by Carl Cowling, who runs the retailer's high street business.
Convenience food maker Greencore on Tuesday reported a 17% rise in interim adjusted pre-tax profit as it faced a "challenging" UK market with a strong performance by its food-to-go business offset by a softer ready meals market.
Home emergency repairs business HomeServe reported a 14% increase in full-year adjusted pre-tax profit on Tuesday, with a particularly pleasing performance in North America.
Gold and sliver miner Fresnillo said it expected 2019 to be "a more challenging year" than 2018, with a number of industry variables "potentially working against us".
London open The FTSE 100 is expected to open 29 points higher on Tuesday, having closed down 0. 51% at 7,310. 88 on Monday.
Electrocomponents posted a jump in full-year profit and revenue on Tuesday as it made "strong" market share gains in EMEA and the Americas.
London stocks were set to rise at the open on Tuesday following losses in the previous session, after US President Trump granted a temporary reprieve from the Huawei ban.
Government contractor Galliford Try said it was cutting 350 jobs at its troubled construction division after a strategic review.
The founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US “underestimates” the telecom giant’s strength, and that conflict with America was inevitable in the quest to “stand on top of the world”. Ren, speaking after Donald Trump declared a national emergency aimed at thwarting Huawei’s global 5G ambitions, told Chinese media: “The current practice of US politicians underestimates our strength. Huawei’s 5G will absolutely not be affected. In terms of 5G technologies, others won’t be able to catch up with Huawei in two or three years.
US equities finished in the red on Monday, with market participants concerned about the potential repercussions of the White House's crackdown on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.