Insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits company Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group updated the market on its trading for the period from 1 January to 30 April on Tuesday, saying it made a "good start" to the year, set against the current insurance rating environment.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group issued its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December on Wednesday, reporting revenues of £1.39bn - up 10%.
Insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits-related advice provider Jardine Lloyd Thompson issued an interim management statement for the period from 1 July to 6 November on Tuesday, reporting that it remained "pleased" with trading in the risk and insurance businesses, despite ongoing challenges and uncertainties in the economic, market, and political environments.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson posted a 12% rise in underlying first-half pre-tax profit on Thursday as it benefited from a weaker pound.
GlaxoSmithKline: Deutsche Bank reiterates Hold with a target price of 1700p.
Insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson said that it made a "good" start to the year but warned that the "challenging trading conditions of 2016 in many markets around the world have continued in 2017".
Inmarsat: RBC upgrades to Outperform with a target price of 1000p.
Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson reported a 13% fall in statutory full year pre-tax profits but said the weak pound helped results and the outlook was better for its US operation.
Essentra: Jefferies keeps at buy with a target price of 445p.
The FTSE 250 was led moderately lower on Tuesday as most markets moved skittishly sideways ahead of a US election that is seen as having potentially widespread implications for the global economy.
Professional services company Jardine Lloyd Thompson has been affected by the weak sterling against the dollar, but continues to invest in the business to drive growth.
Aviva: Goldman Sachs reiterates buy with a target price of 480p.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group announced interim results for the six months to 30 June on Tuesday, claiming a "good" underlying financial performance reflecting "continued momentum" in the business.
Insurance and employee benefits group Jardine Lloyd Thompson updated the market on its trading and performance on Tuesday morning, describing its position as strong ahead of its annual general meeting later in the day.
Consumer products group PZ Cussons was losing its non-executive chairman to the allure of antipodes on Tuesday, with Richard Harvey announcing his intention to step down on 31 December and retire to New Zealand.
Investors were impressed with what Jardine Lloyd Thompson called a 'resilient' financial performance in 2015, with revenues at the insurance and benefits provider up but profits down as a result of a sizeable investment in its US business.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson downgraded its profit expectations for 2015 as the insurance broker's UK employee benefits business took a hit from government pension changes and the strengthening of the pound.
The FTSE 250 index started strongly on Tuesday morning and held steady through the afternoon, led by encouraging results from several UK companies.
Insurance and financial services provider Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group reported a marginal increase in the first half of the year.
Charlie Rozes has been appointed as Jardine Lloyd Thompson's new finance director, the insurance provider said on Wednesday.