- Identity data specialist GBG Group said it expected to increase earnings by 53%, beating market consensus.

Adjusted operating profit would rise to £26m, the company said, as revenue jumped 37% to around £119.7m.

'We remain confident in the strength of our existing products and services and the momentum across the business,' chief executive Chris Clark said.

'This encouraging update is testament to the dedication of our team members across the globe and I want to thank everyone at GBG for their continued hard-work and contribution.'

At 2:43pm: [LON:GBG] GB Group PLC share price was +64p at 475p

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