RWS says current trading 'considerably ahead' on-year

Language and intellectual property support services provider RWS Holdings said it had made an 'excellent' start to the year, with current trading considerably ahead on-year.

Strong underlying trading was accompanied by a foreign exchange benefits, chairman Andrew Brode said in speech notes for the company annual general meeting.

'While it remains early in the year, this underpins our confidence in delivering a performance for FY 2019 which is at least in line with market expectations,' Brode said.

'We remain focused upon realising the full potential provided by our recent acquisitions and market leading positions.'

At 9:11am: (LON:RWS) RWS Holdings PLC share price was +9.5p at 471p