Hospitality group InterContinental Hotels Group reported that it would return $500 million to shareholders via a special dividend and share consolidation.
Shares in Intu Properties climbed by 12.10% after it confirmed that it had received a revised indicative proposal for a cash offer of 215p per share.
Fast food delivery firm Domino’s Pizza increased sales across its system by 5.9% during the thirteen weeks ended 30th September.
AIM-listed touch technology specialist Zytronic saw its shares drop as lower margins and legal fees pushed down its full year profits.
FTSE 250 cyber-security firm Avast increased adjusted revenues for the third quarter by 7.2% to $209.8 million as growth from the first half continued.
FTSE 250 IT infrastructure products specialist Softcat reported a 29.9% increase in revenues as it broke £1 billion in annual sales.
Shares in AIM-listed waste-to-hydrogen specialist PowerHouse Energy climbed by 12.09% to 0.48p after DNV GL certified the feasibility of its technology.
Shares in publisher Pearson rose by 3.28% to 844.20p despite booking flat revenues for the first nine months of the year.
Theme park operator Merlin Entertainments has said that organic revenues for the 40 weeks ended 6th October were 2.6% higher than during the prior year.
FTSE 250 housebuilder Bellway saw its shares rise by 1.41% to 2,868p after the company reported a 14.3% increase in pre-tax profits for the year ended 31st July.