The week in figures

{{Industrial sector indices

% Week Up/Down % Year Up/Down

Mining 3.11 up 10.88 upChemicals 2.65 up -2.75 downSteel/Metals 1.35 up -26.07 downAerospace/Defence -3.58 down -5.83 downElectronic & Electrical eqpt 6.15 up 132.21 upEng & Machinery 3.00 up -9.87 downAutomobiles 5.21 up -7.20 downHousehold goods 10.65 up 14.56 upBeverages -2.83 down -17.88 downFood prod & processing -3.67 down -14.39 downPackaging 1.27 up 1.90 upPharmaceuticals -5.36 down 3.73 upUtilities 2.94 up -4.79 downIT 21.63 up 146.21 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

Anglian Water 204 227 -10 873 829 5Year to 31.3.00AorTech International -1.76 -1 n/a 3.45 2.78 24Year to 31.3.00Blick 3.1 1.6 94 39.4 36.3 9Interim to 31.3.00FKI 157 161 -2 1,333 1,197 11Year to 31.3.00Monotub -0.7 -0.12 n/a n/a n/a n/aYear to 31.3.00Pilkington 52 118 -56 2,463 2,469 0Year to 31.3.00Railtrack 360 428 -16 2,547 2,573 -1Year to 31.3.00Severn Trent 274 350 -22 1,567 1,364 15Year to 31.3.00UMECO 6.74 9.16 -26 96.1 53.5 80Year to 31.3.00

Information extracted from companies’ interim and preliminaryresults}}

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