Business Week – For your diary …

Thursday October 4[QQ] Hotels group De Vere to issue a trading statement. Meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England followed by interest rate decision. Insolvency Practitioners’ Association reception at London’s Natural History Museum.

Friday October 5

Engineering and machinery manufacturer Cookson Group to issue a trading statement.

Saturday, October 6

Group of Seven (G7) finance ministers to discuss global economic prospects in Washington.

Monday October 8

German economy minister Werner Mueller to speak on biotechnology companies in Germany and the US.

Tuesday October 9

Half-year results from Rugby Estates. International printer St Ives to announce annual results.

Wednesday October 10

Tentative meeting of the World Trade Organisation’s general council in Geneva, Switzerland.

Thursday October 11

British Airports Authority to announce traffic report for September. Annual results due from DFS Furniture and LA Fitness. Home shopping specialist Great Universal Stores to issue a trading statement. Meeting of the European Central Bank and interest rate decision in Vienna.

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