Shares in Daily Mail and General Trust were down on the FTSE 250 after the publishing company said that its underlying revenue rose two per cent in the 11 months to the end of August.

On a reported basis revenue was reported to be down seven per cent. The group said that trading had been robust and added that it had seen underlying growth in its B2B and consumer media businesses.

DMGT said it was on track in its reduction of net debt.

The group is due to release its results for the full year ended 3 October on 25 November.

By 11:30 shares in DMGT were down 1.33 per cent on the FTSE 250 to 518.00 pence per share.