For your diary

A round-up of other business events happening this week

TODAY Results: Audi; First Bancorp; Perrigo. Indicators: US factory orders (March); Chinese HSBC manufacturing PMI (April); Euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI (April); German Markit-BME manufacturing PMI (April).

TOMORROW Results: Acer; Adidas; Anacor Pharmaceuticals; Deutsche Lufthansa; Estee Lauder; Groupon; Holcim; Symrise; Walt Disney; Zendesk. Indicators: Irish exchequer returns; UK construction PMI (April); US trade balance (March); US Markit services PMI (April).

WEDNESDAY Results: Activision Blizzard; Anheuser-Busch Inbev; Aramark; Babcock & Wilcox; BMW; Fleetmatics; GlaxoSmithKline; Hugo Boss. Meetings: European Technology Summit (Cork City Hall). Indicators: UK Halifax house prices, China HSBC services PMI, Euro zone Markit services PMI and German Markit services PMI (April); Euro zone retail sales (March). Other: CRH interim management statement.

THURSDAY Results: Adecco; Alcatel Lucent ; Alibaba Group; Continental; Endesa; HeidelbergCement; Shutterstock; Siemens; Time; Wienerberger; Zurich Insurance; Zynga. Meetings: CRH agm (Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin); Irish Economic Association annual conference (Institute of Banking, IFSC, Dublin); An Post smart marketing awards (Mansion House, Dublin). Indicators: Japanese Markit services PMI (April); US initial jobless claims (May); German factory orders (March); UK Halifax house price index (April). Other: Kingspan interim management statement.


FRIDAY Results: Buzzi Unicem; De Longhi. Meetings: Holcim EGM (Zurich). Indicators: German industrial production (March); Chinese trade balance (April); UK trade balance (March); US non farm payrolls (April). Other: Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting minutes.