For your diary …

Thursday March 29[QQ] Annuals from Hardy Underwriting Group, training and recruitment specialists Quantica, above, Bentalls, department store chain, Goshawk Insurance Holdings and hotel chain Hanover International.

Friday March 30 Annuals from media firm Guiton, software group Sopheon and The Television Corporation. Leeds Sporting interims.

Monday April 2 Annuals from Moss Bros.

Tuesday April 3 Telecom equipment manufacturer Pressac preliminary results. Western Hemisphere finance ministers meeting in Toronto.

Wednesday April 4 Annuals from department store James Beattie, computer firm IS Solutions and ceramic materials specialist UCM. Bank of England monetary policy committee meeting.

Thursday April 5 Pharmaceutical company Alizyme, clothing retailer Austin Reed and computer games developer Empire Interactive to announce annuals.

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