The week in figures

{{Industrial sector indices

% Week Up/Down % Year Up/Down

Mining 0.40 up 7.57 upOil and gas 2.27 up 13.48 upChemicals -1.36 down -7.70 downSteel/Metals -1.02 down -24.46 downAerospace/Defence -0.33 down -1.14 downElectronic & Electrical eqpt 5.83 up 117.37 upEng & Machinery -2.33 down -10.85 downAutomobiles -1.85 down -12.45 downHousehold goods -0.98 down 5.52 upBeverages -1.04 down -11.84 downFood prod & processing -4.94 down -14.94 downPackaging 2.81 up 0.97 upPharmaceuticals -0.11 down 11.27 upUtilities -1.78 down -6.19 downIT 1.78 up 107.57 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

Brooke Industrial -0.32 -0.58 n/a 16.7 12.2 37Interim to 31.3.00Corus -113 -250 n/a 4,611 2,883 60Interim to 1.4.00Domino Print’g Sciences 5.84 4.81 21 68.6 61.7 11Interim to 30.4.00Feedback 0.61 0.18 239 4.34 3.65 19Year to 31.3.00Howle Holdings -0.89 0.51 -275 5.87 6.12 -4Interim to 31.3.00Locker 0.77 3.7 -79 60.4 63.1 -4Year to 31.3.00Meconic 8.1 -2.5 n/a 61.3 58 6Year to 30.4.00Precoat 3.4 3.6 -6 62.9 64.4 -2Year to 30.4.00Wagon 21.7 7.4 193 409 375 9Year to 31.3.00

Information extracted from companies’ interim and preliminaryresults}}

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