Companies reporting and economics diary for the week ahead
Monday 22 February 1999
TUESDAY - Economics: Global trade (Dec); Non-EU trade (Jan); Q4 GDP (revised); Bank of England Governor Eddie George and other Monetary Policy Committee members give evidence to Treasury Select Committee on February inflation report. Finals: Admiral; Associated British Ports; Lex Service; BG; National Westminster; Unilever; Wimpey; Access Plus; Capital Industries; Capital&Regional Props; Irish Permanent; Lorien; Oxford Asymmetry; Shires Smaller Cos; Stadium Group. Interims: Beazer; City Tech Hldgs; ICM Computer. Parliament: Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill, 2nd reading.
WEDNESDAY- Finals: Avis Europe; Cadbury Schweppes; Centrica CGU; Orange; Prudential; Standard Chartered; Bradford & Bingley; Conister; Diagonal; Easynet; Microgen Holdings; Quantica; Vardon; Wickes. Interims: Logica. Parliament: Treasury officials give evidence to Social Security Committee on taxing child benefit.
THURSDAY - Economics: British Bankers' Association analysis of mortgage lending; CBI monthly trends survey (Feb). Finals: British Aerospace; Colt Telecom; Hanson; Lasmo; Legal & General; Orange; Provident Financial; Rio Tinto; Smith & Nephew; United Assurance; Card Clear; KBC Advanced Technology; Quadrant Healthcare. Interims: Green Property; Isotron; Linx Printing Technology; Mucklow (A&J); Quayle Munro; Sinclair (WM). Other meetings: Liffe extraordinary general meeting to approve share restructuring proposals.
FRIDAY - Economics: Government debt under Maastricht. Finals: Itnet; Alliance and Leicester. Interims: Go Ahead.
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- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
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Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
Russell Brand was rendered speechless on Question Time by this man
Fury at Airbus after it hints the super-jumbo may be mothballed
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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