Self-managed investment trust Caledonia Investments reported an uptick in net asset value for the quarter ended 31 December.
Majestic Wine reported a big jump in sales for the Christmas trading period as it benefited from the acquisition of Naked Wines.
Majestic Wine posted a 50% drop in first half pre-tax profit on the back of a £2.6m impairment charge and suspended its interim dividend.
Specialist wine retailer Majestic Wine has abandoned its long-held strategy of only selling wine by the caseload and start selling wine by the bottle from Tuesday as it seeks to compete with the supermarket chains.
Majestic Wine has appointed John Colley as managing director of Majestic Wine Retail with effect from 1 October.
Nigel Alldritt is set to leave his role as Majestic Wine's chief financial officer, the wines, beers and spirits retailer said on Thursday.
Majestic Wine has launched a click & collect service for its Naked Wines, an online crowd funded wine retailer.
Byotrol revealed a narrower loss in its full year results, buoyed by significantly lower operating costs and slightly higher revenue.
Annual profits at Majestic Wine dropped by nearly a quarter in the year to 31 March, though the retailer gave an optimistic outlook on the back of its recent acquisition of Naked Wines.
London's FTSE 100 surged to a new all-time high on Friday, topping a previous peak reached two weeks ago, despite concerns about a slowdown in UK economic growth.
Weaker-than-expected UK data wasn't enough to stop shares from advancing on Friday, as decent gains in the housebuilding sector pushed the FTSE 100 back towards its record high.
Majestic Wine's share price weakened on Friday after the announcement that it will buy rival Naked Wines for £70m, though analysts at Investec hailed the deal, saying it will open up the retailer's growth potential.
Housebuilders were putting in decent gains on Friday as Jefferies upgraded ratings for stocks across the sector after recent data pointed to a stronger pre-election housing market than anticipated.
UK stocks were on track to hit a new record on Friday, helped by strong gains in the housebuilding sector.
UK wine merchant Majestic Wine on Friday announced it will buy Naked Wines, a customer funded international online wine business, for up to £70m.
UK stocks are expected to retest record highs on Friday morning ahead of a relatively quiet day in terms of economic data.
Steve Lewis, the boss of specialist wine retailer Majestic Wine, has stepped down after six years in his role.
There was no champagne-popping Christmas celebrations for Majestic Wine, as a disappointing update saw sales less than half last year's.
The London market moved higher on Monday as the prospect of a boost for the European economy helped make up for dismal economic news from Japan.
The possible bid from a consortium of investors led by Spain´s CEPSA for oil explorer Salamander would be successful were it to take the form that has been mooted, broker Canaccord Genuity said in a research note e-mailed to clients.