The morning news update with ITV, Barclays, Taylor Wimpey and Stanley Gibbons

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FTSE 100

ITV (ITV) – Adjusted PBT up 16% at £312 million for the half year to June, dividend up by 0.3p per share at 1.4p.

Compass Group (CPG) – Organic revenue growth in the quarter to June was 4% on a comparable working days basis and 3.9% for the nine months to 30th June.

Barclays (BARC) – Adjusted profit before tax for the six months to June was down 7% to £3,349 million, largely driven by currency movements and a reduction in the Investment Bank profitability, partially offset by improvements in Personal and Corporate Banking, Barclaycard, and Barclays Non-Core.

FTSE 250

Atkins WS (ATK) – Overall, has traded in line with expectations during the period since 1st April, despite currency headwinds.

Taylor Wimpey (TW.) – profits before tax and exceptionals up by 64% at £178.4 million for the six months to June, dividend up by 9% at 0.24p per share.

Moneysupermarket (MONY) – underlying pre-tax profits up by 14% at £17.1 million in the six months to June, dividend up 7% at 2.31p per share.

Small caps

Impellam (IPEL) – operating profits up by £3 million at £14.8 million in the 26 weeks to 27th June, interim dividend up by 25% at 6.25p per share.

Stanley Gibbons (SGI) – Trading for the first six months to 3th0 September 2014 is expected to be in line with the Board’s expectations, although is subject to the completion of some large sales to key clients, expected in August.

Aureus Mining (AUE) – the subscription by International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, to raise gross proceeds of approximately £6.6 million, has been closed.

Ortac Resources (OTC) – exploration partner Andiamo Exploration has completed its surface trenching programme at the Yacob Dewar deposit in Eritrea.

Minera (MIRL) – has entered into an agreement pursuant to which Compania Inversora en Minas will acquire the company’s remaining shareholding of Minera IRL Patagonia S.A. for a total net cash consideration of $11.5 million.

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