The Week in Brief.
9 Thursday[QQ] Advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi (In the spotlight) is to announce pre-tax profits of £45.7m. IT service provider Admiral is expected to reveal pre-tax profits of £25.9m while construction company AMEC is set to announce pre-tax profits of £92m. Builders merchant Travis Perkins (Newswatch) is due to report pre-tax profits of £91m in its end-of-year results. The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee will announce its interest rate decision. 10 Friday MICE Group is expected to publish pre-tax profits of £4.3m. 14 Tuesday Internet consultancy StepStone ASA is due to list on the London and Oslo stock exchanges. 15 Wednesday The Treasury will release a compilation of independent forecasts for the UK economy. 16 Thursday Internet investment company Bizzbuild.com will list.