* Posts 69 pct rise in H1 operating profit (Adds CEO comments, shares)
MOSCOW, Aug 15 Russia's En+ Group, which manages tycoon Oleg Deripaska's businesses, said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on the company, imposed on April 6, were likely to materially affect its business.
Aug 15 London-listed Hikma Pharmaceuticals expects higher full-year revenue after raising forecasts at its top injectables and generics businesses, sending its shares up 10 percent.
Aug 15 Admiral posted a 9 percent rise in first-half pre-tax profit on Wednesday, helped by demand for its insurance products.
Aug 15 London-listed Jordanian group Hikma Pharmaceuticals raised the full-year revenue forecast at its top two businesses, as it sold more injectable opioids in the United States amid a supply shortage, and had a better-than-expected performance in generics.
LONDON, Aug 15 Car dealership firm Lookers posted on Wednesday a 14 percent decline in first-half adjusted pre-tax profit to 43.1 million pounds($55 million) as British new vehicle sales fell compared to a record period last year.
MOSCOW, Aug 14 Russia's biggest food retailer X5 Retail Group plans to open 2,500 stores in 2018, chief executive Igor Shekhterman said on a conference call on Tuesday, confirming earlier guidance.
* No labour contract negotiations expected until next year (Adds detail, CEO quotes)
* Chairman to get 371 million pounds from deal (Adds chairman, analyst comment, share movement)
LONDON, Aug 14 Chilean copper producer Antofagasta announced first half EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) were down 16.2 percent versus a year earlier and said trade tensions were clouding the short-term copper demand outlook.