JD Sports said on Tuesday that it expects pre-tax profit for the year to 3 February 2018 to be ahead of market expectations following a strong second half.
Business publisher Euromoney on Tuesday confirmed its RISI unit had been hit with a surprise inspection by the European Commission as part of a probe into the cardboard and paper sack industry.
Provident Financial reported "progress" in the final quarter of the year but 20% fewer new customer bookings for its Vanquis Bank arm and said it expects losses from its doorstep lending business to be at the larger end of expectations.
Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto said it managed to hit its iron ore export targets after a solid showing in the final quarter where it shipped a record 90m tonnes, up from 85. 8m tonnes in the previous three months.
FTSE 250 hospital group Spire Healthcare confirmed its previous guidance for 2017 on Tuesday.
National Express expects changes to the US tax system that came into effect at the beginning of this month to reduce its effective tax rate to the low 20s from the high 20s.
Tate & Lyle has promoted current chief financial officer Nick Hampton to the role of chief executive with effect from 1 April 2018.
Asset manager Ashmore posted a jump in assets under management for the three months to the end of December amid strong net inflows.
BP said it expected to take a post-tax non-operating charge of around $1. 7bn in the fourth quarter as part of the class action settlement of the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil well spill in the US in 2010.
Halma said it expected the recently enacted US tax cuts to positively impact its future US after tax adjusted earnings and provide a £15m non-cash credit the year to March 2018.
High street baker Greggs said full year total sales were up by a tasty 7. 4% and company-managed shop like-for-like sales grew by 3. 7%.
Following the collapse of construction and outsourcing group Carillion, the government said it will take on some contracts and others will be re-tendered to other contractors.
Upstream exploration and production company JKX Oil and Gas has successfully completed its workover project on its IG101Z well in Ukraine, the first drilling operation conducted by its local operator since 2015.
South-American focussed gold producer Orosur Mining produced a loss in the three months leading to 31 December, as growing operating profits were wiped out by higher levels of depreciation and costs associated to staff retrenchments.
Shares in plastic components supplier Carclo tanked on Monday morning, as the West Yorkshire-based firm announced that its chairman and finance director had stood down after issuing a profit warning for last year and this.
AIM-listed speciality pharmaceutical group Sinclair Pharma grew revenues by a fifth over the twelve months ended 31 December, as the effort put toward restructuring its European operations began to bear fruit.
Tuesday will determine whether inflation has exceeded Bank of England of England governor Mark Carney's target for the second month in a row, while January's deluge of retail updates continues on Tuesday with Dunelm, Greggs and JD Sports.
Japanese company SoftBank is studying floating 30% of its mobile phone business SoftBank Corp. in Tokyo and overseas, possibly in the autumn.
Construction group Carillion will be put into liquidation after crisis talks with the government and creditors collapsed early on Monday.
Waste-to-fuel company Velocys announced on Monday that it intended to raise around £18. 4m before expenses by way of a firm placing and open offer to fund initial development costs for two key projects.