The week in figures

{{Industrial sector indices

% Week Up/Down % Year Up/Down

Mining 2.36 up 2.79 upOil and gas 1.72 up 9.19 upChemicals -0.42 down -5.68 downSteel/Metals 4.52 up -23.68 downAerospace/Defence 6.02 up -1.94 downElectronic & Electrical eqpt -4.54 down 108.38 upEng & Machinery 2.22 up -11.82 downAutomobiles -1.01 down -12.64 downHousehold goods -2.86 down 5.66 upBeverages 8.46 up -12.88 downFood prod & processing 4.05 up -11.03 downPackaging 2.17 up -4.02 downPharmaceuticals 5.19 up 7.95 upUtilities 1.37 up -4.97 downIT -9.16 down 107.27 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

600 Group 6.23 4.06 53 98.7 117 -16Year to 1.4.00Babcock International 26 31.4 -17 471 496 -5Year to 31.3.00Carclo 6 5.37 12 191 178 7Year to 31.3.00CML Microsystems 2.14 1.33 61 19.8 20.6 -4Year to 31.3.00Dewhurst 0.82 0.85 -4 10.4 9.56 9Interim to 2.4.00Halma 34.7 41.5 -16 233 218 7Year to1.4.00Hampson Industries -4.09 4.43 -192 64.3 72.1 -11Year to 31.3.00Racal Electronics 632 80.8 682 891 1048 -15Year to 31.3.00Syltone 4.5 6.2 -27 85.7 93.8 -9Year to 31.3.00

Information extracted from companies’ interim and preliminaryresults}}

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