Analysts predict fall in revenue for BG Group

Oil and gas business BG Group will report its fourth quarter results on Tuesday. Broker Charles Stanley is predicting its net income will dip to $950m from $967m the year before.

It said the exploration and production division has had a slow year in terms of production. McBride, a producer of supermarket own-brand cleaning products, will report interim results on Tuesday. Panmure Gordon forecasts a 26.5 per cent fall in pre-tax profit to £16.5m.