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week ahead

Monday Bank Holiday.

Tuesday INTERIMS: British Petroleum (Q1), Celltech Group, Sidlaw, Unilever (Q1), Vaux Group. FINALS: DCC, Prowting. AGMs: Argos, Broken Hill Proprietary, CIA Group,. EGMs: Gowrings.

Wednesday STATISTICS: Index of production for Scotland (Q4); CBI/BSL regional trends survey (May). INTERIMS: Avon Rubber, Ericsson (Q1), General Accident (Q1), Holmes & Marchant, Royal Bank of Scotland, Sandvik (Q1), Scottish Value Trust, Telegraph (Q1). FINALS: Appleby Westward, Ryan Hotels, J Sainsbury, Scottish Power. AGMs: British Polythene Industries, Caradon, Clyde Petroleum, Hambro Countrywide, Macallan-Glenlivet, JN Nichols (Vimto), Ranger Oil, Roskel, RTZ Corporation, United Biscuits.

Thursday STATISTICS: Balance of visible trade (Feb); retail prices index (Apr); housing starts and completions (Mar); Bank of England quarterly bulletin (Q1) (May issue); Bank of England inflation report (Q1). INTERIMS: Grand Metropolitan, Royal Dutch/Shell (Q1), Royal Insurance (Q1), Willis Corroon. FINALS: Bank of Ireland, Berry Birch & Noble, AGMs: Amey, Astec (BSR), Coats Viyella, Geest. EGMs: Badgerline Group.

Friday STATISTICS: CBI survey of distributive trades (Apr); index of production (Mar); capital issues and redemptions (May). INTERIMS: Utility Cable. FINALS: Audax Properties, Value & Income Trust. AGMs: ASW Holdings, Clarke Nickolls & Coombs, Pearson, P&P, Persona Group, Ruberoid, York- shire Tyne-Tees, Zeneca Group. EGMs: GRT Bus Group.