Will the end of week optimism spill over into the following week? Here are the big events to watch.
Monday 14 October
No scheduled announcements
Tuesday 15 October
Merlin Entertainments, Marston's, Rio Tinto, Hays, Schroders, Walker Greenbank, LiDCO, Sareum, Bellway
Wednesday 16 October
Segro, BHP Group, Mediclinic International, ASOS, Nanoco, Applied Graphene Materials
Thursday 17 October
Stocks that begin trading without rights to the latest dividend include BAE Systems, Photo-Me, John Menzies and Lookers
Rentokil Initial, Unilever, National Express, Moneysupermarket.com, Domino's Pizza, WH Smith
Tlou Energy, Rank Group
Friday 18 October
InterContinental Hotels Group, London Stock Exchange, Dechra Pharmaceuticals
K3 Capital Group
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