Our head of markets explains the impact of inflation and bond yields and names the company earnings and big events to watch closely in the days ahead.
Monday 1 March
AFC Energy, Aggreko, Bank of Ireland, Bunzl, CentralNic, Craneware, GlobalData, Greencoat Renewables, Medica Group, Mpac Group, Quartix Holdings, Reach, Seplat Petroleum Development Co
GCM Resources, Driver Group, TalkTalk Telecom
Tuesday 2 March
Apax Global Alpha, Ashtead, Bluefield Solar Income Fund, Croda International, Devro, Flutter Entertainment (LSE:FLTR), Foxtons, Fresnillo, Hotel Chocolat, Intertek Group, James Fisher, PPHE Hotel Group, Renalytix AI, Robert Walters, Rotork, Signature Aviation, Supermarket Income REIT, Taylor Wimpey, Travis Perkins, Uniphar, Weir, XP Power
Mountfield Group, Redx Pharma, River & Mercantile UK Micro Cap Investment Co
Wednesday 3 March
Today is Budget day, and all eyes will be on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to see if he feels it's time to start making the British public pay for Covid support measures. Consensus view is that he'll have to wait a bit longer in order to protect the fragile UK economy.
Avast, Biffa, GetBusy, Hiscox, International Personal Finance, Nichols, PageGroup, Persimmon (LSE:PSN), Polymetal International, Prudential, Vivo Energy
Evgen Pharma, Gunsynd
Thursday 4 March
Companies scheduled to begin trading without the right to the latest dividend include Berkeley Group, BHP Group, Rio Tinto, Diversified Gas & Oil and Standard Chartered.
Aviva (LSE:AV.), Admiral, Capital & Regional, Coats Group, CRH, Entain, Franchise Brands, Galliford Try, Hunting, Hutchison China MediTech, John Laing Group, Meggitt, Melrose Industries, Morgan Advanced Materials, Rathbone Brothers, Rentokil Initial, Schroders, Spire Healthcare, Synthomer, Tyman, Vesuvius, Vistry Group, William Hill
Chemring, ECO Animal Health Group
Friday 5 March
AIB Group, London Stock Exchange
Avation, Mila Resources, Jupiter Emerging & Frontier Income Trust, Argo Blockchain
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