- IT services provider K3 Business Technology Group said trading in the first half of its financial year through November had been in line with management expectations.

Measures taken to improve the company's operational performance and place it on a better footing for profitable growth were yielding encouraging results, it said.

Sales of 'ax I is fashion' showed a significant upturn, while Pebblestone continued to perform well.

'The board remains very encouraged about the outlook for K3 in the second half of the financial year, and will provide a further update with the interim results,' K3 said.

At 3:04pm: [LON:KBT] K3 Business Technology Group PLC share price was +3.5p at 168p

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