For your diary

A round up of business events happening this week

TODAY Meetings: Preparing for Industry 4.0 roadshow (Crowne Plaza, Blanchardstown, Dublin). Indicators: Irish retail sales (Feb); Irish residential property prices (Feb); US pending home sales (Feb); Japanese unemployment rate (Feb); Japanese retail sales (Feb)

TOMORROW Results: AG Barr; Lennar; Neopost. Indicators: German retail sales (Feb); Japanese industrial production (Feb).

WEDNESDAY Results: Carnival; Naturex. Indicators: Euro zone business confidence (Mar); Euro zone economic sentiment (Mar); Euro zone consumer confidence (Mar); Euro zone industrial sentiment (Mar); Euro zone services sentiment (Mar); US MBA mortgage applications (Mar 25); US Dallas Fed manufacturing index (Mar); UK Gfk consumer confidence (Mar).

THURSDAY Results: China Airlines; Wireless Group. Indicators: UK Nationwide housing prices (Mar); German unemployment rate (Mar); UK Bank of England consumer credit (Feb); UK mortgage lending (Feb); UK GDP growth rate (Q4); US initial jobless claims (Mar 26).

FRIDAY Results: BlackBerry. Indicators: Japanese Nikkei manufacturing PMI (Mar); Irish Investec manufacturing PMI (Mar); Irish unemployment rate (Mar); German Markit manufacturing PMI (Mar); Euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI (Mar); Euro zone unemployment rate (Feb); US non-farm payrolls (Mar); US unemployment rate (Mar); US Markit manufacturing PMI (Mar); US Michigan consumer sentiment (Mar).