Rodime, maker of computer disc drives, reduced pre-tax losses from dollars 1.5m to dollars 644,000 in the six months to 31 March. No dividend.
Fleming Emerging Markets Investment Trust's net asset value was 105.4p a share at the year ended 31 December. Special dividend is 1.2p.
Sphere Investment Trust's net asset value fell 34 per cent to 19.4p a share in the half-year to 30 June. Interim dividend is 1.5p (1.875p).
Updown Investment Trust's net asset value eased from 493.57p to 491.45p a share in the half-year to 30 June. No dividend.
Clarke Hooper, the marketing services company, is to sell Clarke Hooper Design, which trades as Sterling Design, for about dollars 400,000 ( pounds 210,000) to a company owned by Sterling Design's management. It will use the money from the sale to cut borrowings.