Upbeat YouGov trading in line

Online market research agency YouGov said in an update yesterday that it was trading in line with expectations for the first seven months of the year. The firm also said its balance sheet remained strong with net cash of about £6m at 31 July. “Our revenue growth continues to outperform the overall market research sector as the benefits of our on-going investment begin to come through,” the company said in its statement. “Consistent with this we are seeing strong growth as planned in our global data products and services.”