Business and City Summary
Monday 17 May 1993
Lloyd Bentsen, the US Treasury Secretary, said yesterday he expected only moderate US economic growth.
He said that the US economy was performing better than the economies in Japan and Europe, but lower interest rates in Germany and France and efforts by Japan to stimulate its economy should help to create demand for US exports.
Seven homeowners in 10 expect the housing market to pick up this year, with prices rising 2 per cent in the next six months, according to Britannia Building Society.
Owing to technical difficulties some copies of Saturday's paper appeared without the shares and unit trust prices. We apologise to readers for any inconvenience.
Interims: Foreign & Colonial Eurotrust, M&G Group, SEP Industrial.
Finals: Allied Lyons, Baring Stratton Inv Tst, Berry Birch & Noble, British Inv Trust, Govett American Endeavour Fund, Hartons Group, Ryan Hotels, Whitbread.
CBI survey of distributive trades (April), Industrial production (March), Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin. US housing starts.
Interims: Archimedes Inv Trust, BOC Group, Concentric, Diploma, Fenner, Hanson, Sedgwick Group (Q1), Yorkshire-Tyne Tees, H Young Holdings.
Finals: British Airways, Elswick, Foreign & Colonial German, Hartlepools Water, Marks & Spencer.
Retail sales (April), public sector borrowing requirement (April).
Interims: Acatos & Hutcheson, Anglo Irish Bank Corp, Baggeridge Brick, Bass, Commercial Union (Q1), Compass Group, Dunedin Worldwide Inv, Group Dev Capital Trust, Leeds Group, M&G Income Inv Trust, New Zealand Inv Trust, Willis Corroon (Q1).
Finals: Baris Holdings, Chamberlain & Hill, El Oro Mining & Exploration, Exploration Co, Fulcrum Inv Trust (4th int div), Frank G Gates, M&G Recovery Inv Trust, Young & Co Brewery.
Vehicle production (April prov); unemployment (April prov); average earnings (March).
Interims: British Gas (Q1), Hunterprint Group, National Australia Bank, Southern Radio.
Finals: Airflow Streamline, Drayton Blue Chip Trust, Drayton English & Intl Trust, Ferguson Intnl, French Connection, Gerrard & National, King & Shaxson, Kunick, Martin Currie Eur Inv, Merchant Retail, New Throgmorton Trust, Scottish Power, Smith St Aubyn, Starmin, Storehouse, Westbury, York Waterhouse.
Retail prices index (April); building society monthly figures (April); provisional estimates of monetary aggregates (April).
Interims: Albion, Richards.
Finals: Daks Simpson, Mezzanine Capital & Income, Ocean Wilson Holdings, Worth Inv Trust.
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Wreckage could be found within a week as search reaches 'very critical juncture', says minister
South Korea ferry disaster: Released transcripts show chaos and confusion in the moments before ferry sinks
Unbeliebable: The White House offer 'no comment' to anti-Justin Bieber petition
Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
Shropshire criminals ‘using unmanned drones and infrared cameras to find illegal cannabis farms’ – and then steal from the growers
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Abdullah Deghayes: My son was the martyr of a just cause, says father of British teenager killed in Syria conflict
Ukraine crisis: Helicopter gunships take country closer to all-out war
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- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Unbeliebable: The White House offer 'no comment' to anti-Justin Bieber petition
- 4 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 5 Shropshire criminals ‘using unmanned drones and infrared cameras to find illegal cannabis farms’ – and then steal from the growers
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