- The FTSE 100 extended its losses on Thursday morning, edging down 0.42% to 7,362.41, following mixed performances in the US and Asia.

Greene King (GNK) tumbled 5.6% to 509.8p on an 8% fall in adjusted pre-tax profits to £127.9m in the 24 weeks to 15 October. Group revenues of £1,031.4m were down by 1.2% year-on-year.

In contrast, the pub group's peer Marston's (MARS) surged 10.4% to 155.7p on news it grew its underlying profit before tax by 2.9% to £100.1 million in the year to 30 September, driven by new pubs and bars and a strong brewing performance.

Go-Ahead Group (GOG) has maintained its full year forecasts for both its bus and rail operations after overall trading for the first four months was in line with its expectations. The share price advanced 1.97% to 1,631.5p.

Grainger's (GRI) adjusted earnings increased by 40% to £74.4m in the year to the end of September driven by lower finance and operating costs, increased sales profit and rental growth. But the shares slipped 1.4% to 281.6p.

Premier Asset Management's (PAM) underlying profit before tax increased by 39% to £14.7m in the year ended 30 September, with assets under management (AUM) up by 22% to £6.1bn. The shares gained 0.95% to 212p.

Meanwhile. On The Beach (OTB) added 3% to 411.6p on a 33% increase in adjusted pre-tax profit to £28.5m in the year to 30 September, driven by increased market share and a 13.6% rise in the number of daily unique visitors to its site.

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