Pharmaceuticals major AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) has agreed to offload the European commercial rights to Atacand and Atacand Plus, to Cheplapharm Arzneimittel.
Shares in precision instruments maker Spectris (LON:SXS) tumbled 143p to 2,457p (as at 10:50 BST) as it warned of slowing sales growth.
Marine communications specialist SRT Marine Systems (LON:SRT) swung to a loss before tax and exceptional items of £5.8 million from a profit of £1.2 million the year before.
Lender Paragon (LON:PAG) said that mortgage lending totalled £409.4 million in the quarter to June, taking year-to-date lending to £1.13 billion, up from £1.06 billion a year ago.
Shares in budget airline Ryanair (LON:RYA) descended 0.63 euros to 14.86 euros (as at 10:50 BST) as it said Pre-tax profit fell 20% to €345.4 million, as higher costs and strike action took their toll.
Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX) has signed binding take-or-pay supply agreements with two Chinese companies for the resale of POLY4 into certain provinces of China.
Emergency home repairs group HomeServe (LON:HSV) reported trading in line with expectations during its traditionally quieter first quarter.
Insurer Beazley (LON:BEZ) said pre-tax profit for the six months to 30 June fell 64% to $57.5 millionas claims rose and investment returns fell.
Prominent peer and philanthropist, widely known in financial services, Lord Stanley Fink, is leading a £7 million investment in a new UK property platform.
Shares in email marketing specialist dotdigital (LON:DOTD) soared 13.9p to 86.7p (as at 10:43 BST) as it said group revenues grew c.35% to £43.1 million for the year to 30th June.