IG Group's revenues fell 12% in the third quarter compared to the second as the online trading platform continued to adjust to new regulations and lower levels of volatility in financial markets in the last two months.
Clothing retailer Next confirmed full-year sales and profits in line with its pre-close statement in January and maintained its central guidance for earnings to grow 3. 6% for the year ahead.
Shares in Renishaw slumped as the engineering group cautioned that full-year results would come in below previous guidance.
Energean Oil & Gas reported a decent rise in its sales revenue in the 2018 financial year on Thursday, with the figure ending the year at $90. 3m, compared to $57. 8m a year earlier.
Fashion brand Ted Baker reported a 26. 1% drop in annual profit on Thursday following a "difficult" year in which it was hit by a "forced hugging" scandal that culminated in the resignation of founder and boss Ray Kelvin.
Civitas Social Housing has completed the purchase of 19 regulated social housing properties, comprising 266 tenancies, for a total consideration of around £73. 5m, it announced on Thursday.
Persimmon announced on Thursday that it would become the first major UK housebuilder to adopt a policy of providing a homebuyer's retention, by writing into its standard contract that 1. 5% of the total home value - equating to around 6% of the build fabric costs - could be withheld by the buyer's solicitor until any faults identified at the point of key release were resolved.
Safety, health and environmental technology company Halma updated the market on its trading since 1 October on Thursday, reporting “good progress” in the period.
The market spotlight will continue to be firmly on all things Brexit on Thursday, as the European Union leaders' summit kicks-off in Strasbourg.
Google revealed that it will wade into the gaming market as it unveiled its Stadia digital platform on Tuesday, a device which the tech giant said will allow gamers to play without the need for discs or downloads.
Satellite communications group Inmarsat confirmed on Tuesday evening that it was in talks with a consortium of private equity companies after receiving a $3. 3bn proposal to buy the company out in January.
Software and professional services group SDL said on Wednesday that full-year profit and revenues grew as it made "substantial" progress against its transformation plan and strategic objectives.
The chief executive of UBS has called the last three months one of the worst quarters in investment banking’s recent history.
Financial services group Curtis Banks reported a 13% jump in 2018 profit on Wednesday as revenue and the number of new SIPPs administered increased.
YOLO Leisure and Technology reported swung to unrealised losses on its investments for the 2018 financial year, it announced on Wednesday, with losses totalling £0. 84m, compared to gains of £0. 66m in 2017.
Cloud-based merchant service provider Cloudbuy reported a 26% fall in its full-year revenue on Wednesday, to £1. 11m.
Tool and equipment hire company Speedy Hire said on Wednesday that trading for the year to the end of March 2019 was in line, as it announced the acquisition of powered access specialist Lifterz for £9. 6m in cash.
Barclays and Jefferies have maintained their recommendations for Asos, the online specialist, but believe there are still risks associated with the stock.
Ten Entertainment posted a rise in full-year profit and revenue on Wednesday as it expands its estate.
IQE's shares dropped on Wednesday after the semiconductor business reported a decrease in annual profits and warned that it faced short-term headwinds.