The Company Diary lists all the key dates in the market results, dividend payments, announcements and more.
Thursday 27 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - On Friday the Office for National Statistics will reveal its preliminary estimate for UK gross domestic product growth for the first quarter.
Wednesday 26 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank is forecast to leave its main policies unchanged in its meets this week, following a March meeting when the market made a rather hawkish interpretation of the outcome.
Tuesday 25 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - Wednesday will see a fairly busy day for corporate quarterly results, including GlaxoSmithKline and Standard Chartered, plus is the day when Donald Trump announced he will unveil his 'big tax reform'.
Tuesday 25 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - UK public sector debt figures follow a smattering of corporate results first thing in the morning from the likes of Whitbread, BHP Billiton and St James's Place.
Thursday 20 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales for March are published on Friday, along with flash April data on eurozone services and manufacturing activity and ahead of similar surveys covering America, while Reckitt Benckiser is among those giving trading updates in what appears to be a quiet day for big corporate results.
Wednesday 19 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - In a quiet week for data, politics and companies vie for investors' attention, with Sky and Unilever announcing quarterly results on Thursday and Debenhams interims.
Wednesday 12 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - Thursday will provide an insight into UK credit conditions, a recent area of concern for the Bank of England's policy committee, while trading updates are due from recruiter Hays and soapmaker PZ Cussons.
Tuesday 11 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - Tesco will unveil its final results on Wednesday, before a UK labour market update that will be closely watched for evidence of a further squeeze on the UK consumer.
Monday 10 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - Rising UK inflation and stuttering wage growth data are the big economic issues this week, with the two forces recently beginning to combine in a pincer squeeze on households' real purchasing power, beginning with consumer price inflation on Tuesday.
Thursday 06 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - With investors still chewing over various titbits from the Federal Reserve and Donald Trump's twitter account, the US non-farm payroll report will still maintain its status as the dish of the day on Friday, following UK industrial production as an hors d'oeuvre.
Wednesday 05 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - As well as trading updates from the likes of BTG, Electrocomponents, Ferrexpo and Homeserve, Thursday will see the release of European Central Bank's meeting minutes and the beginning of a two day meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Tuesday 04 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - Wednesday will see eyes turn to research firm IHS Markit as it unloads a cavalcade of reports on the services sector around the world, while in the US non-manufacturing sentiment is expected to remain high and minutiae lovers will get a look at the FOMC's minutes.
Monday 03 Apr 2017
(ShareCast News) - Tuesday's main macroeconomic data will be a survey on the health of the construction industry, while the main European event will move over the British Channel and from macro to Macron, as the French presidential election candidates hold their first TV debate.
Thursday 30 Mar 2017
(ShareCast News) - UK national growth figures for the fourth quarter of last year will be the main economic data event on Friday, along with details on the current account and the index of services and house price data from Nationwide.
Wednesday 29 Mar 2017
(ShareCast News) - Wednesday will see Britain fire the starter's gun on the two-year negotiating process to separate from the European Union by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty - though the bloc's response and hence the major market response is not likely until Friday.
Monday 27 Mar 2017
(ShareCast News) - Tuesday's financial calendar sees Ladbrokes Coral and Wolseley among the larger of those reporting results, while headlines may be grabbed by the Scottish Parliament as it votes on whether to support a second independence referendum the day before Theresa May's planned announcement about kicking off the Brexit negotiation process.
Thursday 23 Mar 2017
(ShareCast News) - Survey data on European and US services and manufacturing industries should give a good macroeconomic steer, while for UK corporate watchers Smiths Group is the biggest name reporting.
Wednesday 22 Mar 2017
(ShareCast News) - Retail is the focus for Thursday with official UK retail sales data and high street giant Next due to report is full year results.
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017
(ShareCast News) - Wednesday's macroeconomic calendar was looking a little bare, particularly after all the excitement of UK inflation data, but on the corporate front, investors will eye the release of preliminary full-year results from estate agent Savills and full-year numbers from Kingfisher.
Monday 20 Mar 2017
(ShareCast News) - Tuesday's corporate releases will include half-year results from housebuilder Bellway, preliminary results for the nine months to the end of December from medical device group Vectura and preliminary 2016 results from drinks maker Fever-Tree.