- Robert Walters has reported a Q2 gross profit rise of 16% to £69.3m, from £60.0m. Contributions increased from Asia Pacific, UK and Europe, but dipped in Other International.

CEO Robert Walters commented:

"The Group performed well in the second quarter increasing net fee income by 16% year-on-year with our Asia Pacific and Continental Europe regions again delivering the strongest performances.

"Looking ahead, despite the uncertainty in the UK market, the strength of our globally diversified business, our robust balance sheet and blend of permanent, contract and recruitment process outsourcing revenue streams, ensures we are well positioned to take advantage of growth opportunities where they arise."

At 9:29am: [LON:RWA] Robert Walters PLC share price was +16.5p at 271.5p

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