Commercial biotechnology company Allergy Therapeutics said on Wednesday that it was trading in line with expectations, with revenues growing in the first half of the trading year despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Big Yellow said increased occupancy drove revenue higher in the third quarter as households and businesses sought storage space during the Covid-19 crisis.
Flooring company Victoria said on Wednesday that the “strong performance” it announced for the half-year ended 3 October had continued, with the group achieving all-time record revenues and operating profits for the third quarter to the end of December.
Automotive testing and measurement systems company AB Dynamics updated the market on its trading on Wednesday, reporting that conditions through to the end of 2020 remained consistent with the expectations it set in its full-year results on 25 November.
Data management software provider 1Spatial has inked a multi-year contract with a new customer, the State of California's Office of Emergency Services.
Precious and base metals exploration and development company Greatland Gold said on Wednesday that Newcrest Mining has approved AUD 146m (£82. 79m) on a 100% basis for the construction of the box cut, exploration decline and associated surface infrastructure at the Havieron Project in Western Australia.
Synairgen said the first patient had been dosed in the UK as part of a final-stage trial for its inhaled treatment aimed at Coronavirus hospital patients.
Machine industry company Renold said on Wednesday that it has continued to deliver "a robust trading performance" despite the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its markets.
Mobile commerce company Bango said on Wednesday that full-year revenues had come in ahead of expectations amid an increased level of end user spend throughout 2020.
New York-based video games giant Take-Two Interactive said on Wednesday that its offer for UK game developer Codemasters Group had now lapsed.
Defence technology company Qinetiq has maintained full-year annual guidance after a “strong” third quarter.
Song and music intellectual property investor Hipgnosis Songs Fund has acquired a catalogue from Latin music artist Shakira, it announced on Wednesday, for an undisclosed sum.
Measurement equipment company Spectris updated the market on its trading on Wednesday, reporting a 7% fall in like-for-like sales in the fourth quarter, reflecting a stronger trading performance ahead of management's expectations, notably in December.
German discounter Lidl reported record festive sales in the UK, as shoppers snapped up pink prosecco and mince pies.
Page Group's fourth-quarter profit fell by a fifth as tough conditions and Brexit uncertainty in the UK weighed on the recruitment company's performance.
Marshalls said on Wednesday that its out-turns for 2020 and 2021 are set to be "modestly" above current expectations as trading continues to improve.
Howden Joinery on Wednesday lifted profits guidance after a better-than-expected performance in the final weeks of the year as locked down Britons spent more time improving their homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
Value retailer Bonmarche has been bought out of administration, securing more than 500 jobs.
Persimmon hailed a "robust" full-year performance on Wednesday, despite lockdown restrictions contributing to a fall in new house sales.
London stocks were set for a muted open on Wednesday amid ongoing worries about the Covid-19 crisis and as investors eyed a vote on US President Donald Trump’s impeachment.