Business and City Summary
Monday 12 October 1992
British Gas will stop short of offering to break itself up this week in its submission to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission's investigation of the UK gas business. It is expected to propose a system of Chinese walls to keep its pipeline business separate from gas trading.
Air strike over
The six-day strike at USAir, the airline due to receive a dollars 750m injection from British Airways, ended when mechanics agreed to pay cuts.
Interims: Amer Grp, Aminex, Daks Simpson, Gates, North British Canadian Inv, Walker Greenbank.
Finals: Hidong Ests, Highland Dists, Lucas Inds, Lyles, Paramount, Tay Homes.
Quarterly analysis of bank advances (Jun-Aug).
Interims: Bodyshop, Channel Hldgs, FR Grp, Hughes (TJ), MGN.
Finals: Pochin's, Renown, St Ives, Sinclair (Will.) Hldgs.
Producer price index (Sep).
Interims: Berry Birch & Noble, Brown (N) Grp, Capital & Regional Props, Clinton Card, Delyn, Intereurope Technology, Serif, Waste Management Int (3Q).
Finals: Bracken Mines, Kinross Mines, Leslie Gold Mines, Thorntons, Unisel Gold Mines, Winkelhaak Mines.
Interims: Abbeycrest, BNB Resources, Barlows, Etam, Gleeson, Hi-Tec Sports, London American Ventures Tst, Radamec, Tudor, UDO Hldgs, Value & Income Tst.
Finals: Allied London Props, European Leisure, Lloyds Chemists, Maunders (J) Grp.
Labour market statistics, vehicle production (Sep prov).
Interims: Baris Hldgs, Brooks Service Grp, Hawtal Whiting, Hunting, Jakarta Fund (Cayman), Kymmene Corp, Nokia Grp, Tharsis.
Public sector borrowing requirement (Sep), National Savings results (Sep).
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 London council removes 'unacceptable' Stamford Hill posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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