Business Week – For your diary …

Thursday October 18

Fibrenet, WH Smith and IndigoVision Group, the maker of software for the visual communications markets to announce annual results. Fourth-quarter results from electrical and electronics components manufacturer Tyco International.

Friday October 19

Meeting of the European Union heads of state and government in Ghent, Belgium. National day of protest against the railways by commuters.

Monday October 22

Office of National Statistics to publish motor vehicle production figures for September. Confederation of British Industry to release its pay databank survey.

Tuesday October 23

3D software developer Superscape and construction company Westbury to announce interim results. Third-quarter results from Abbey National and GlaxoSmithKline. Debenhams to announce annual results.

Wednesday October 24

CBI to publish its industrial trends survey for the month of October.

Thursday October 25

Interims from glass producer Pilkington (above). Third quarter results from software company Autonomy Fashion retail specialist Arcadia group to announce annual results. Microsoft launches Windows XP. European Central Bank governing council meeting.

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