The week in figures

{{Industrial sector indices

% Week Up/Down % Year Up/Down

Mining -6.33 down 8.23 upChemicals -0.90 down -4.16 downSteel/Metals -3.38 down -15.61 downAerospace/Defence 1.24 up -0.08 downElectronic & Electrical eqpt -1.42 down 121.49 upEng & Machinery -2.83 down -8.01 downAutomobiles -1.05 down -8.11 downHousehold goods -2.75 down 4.67 upBeverages 0.77 up -10.90 downFood prod & processing 1.43 up -9.20 downPackaging 0.72 up 0.26 upPharmaceuticals -2.87 down 13.93 upUtilities -0.17 down -3.71 downIT 5.20 up 97.01 up

Information compiled from FTSE Actuaries Share Indices, produced inconjunction with the Faculty and Institute of Actuaries}}

{{Results round-up

Company Pre-tax profit Turnover £m £m This Last %Chg This Last %Chg

Berisford 40.5 26.8 51 554 322 72Interim to 1.4.00Castings 10.2 11.9 -14 55.9 62.5 -11Year to 31.3.00Chloride 13 12.1 7 152 123 24Year to 31.3.00Invensys 66 295 -78 9,034 9,414 -4Year to 31.3.00Latchways 8.66 6.67 30 2.78 2.3 21Year to 31.3.00Northern Foods 74.8 94.5 -21 1,339 1,286 4Year to 31.3.00Scot. & Southern Energy 526 293 80 3,048 2,809 9Year to 31.3.00United Utilities 459 456 1 2,356 2,277 3Year to 31.3.00Vodafone Airtouch 1,349 935 44 7,873 3,360 134Year to 31.3.00

Information extracted from companies’ interim and preliminaryresults}}

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