- Building materials group CRH said it had completed the latest phase of its share buyback programme, returning a further €350m of cash to shareholders.

Between 29 April and 7 August 2019, 12.2m ordinary shares were repurchased on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Dublin at an average discount of 0.75% to the volume weighted average price over the period.

This brought the total cash returned to shareholders under the company's ongoing share buyback programme to €1.35bn since its commencement in May 2018.

The interim results were expected to be released on 22 August 2019.

At 9:09am: [LON:CRH] CRH PLC share price was -18.5p at 2642.5p

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