Little things


THE INVESTOR community is in for a busy few weeks as some of the biggest names on the Irish Stock Exchange report full-year results over the next few weeks.

Bank of Ireland kicks off proceedings on Monday, followed by Kerry Group on Tuesday, while results from Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds later in the week should shed some light on Ulster Bank and Bank of Scotland (Ireland)’s loan book, the latter now managed by Certus.

The following week sees CRH and Aer Lingus post their 2011 results.

Equity investors have enjoyed a well-deserved rally since the beginning of the year, with the Iseq hovering comfortably above the 3,000 mark. They will be hoping that 2011 results will help galvanise that recovery.