July 25 - No earnings let up as the week concludes with results due from Spanish banks, BSkyB, Anglo-American and Air-France KLM, but can they bolster the corporate rally? Plus the UN meets Syria’s opposition.
It's the end of the week but that's never lashed out in the city Wednesday evenings. Signs from the real economy across your -- seemed to be improving. PMI indices and Gemini and the your -- iron suggests the region is existing recession. So is this a power antenna Ryan being reflected in the corporate -- task. Stopping in Spain have I can I -- -- reports second quarter numb as. Trading gains in the Iowa might diamonds on property assets have helped Spanish banks to a partial recovery from that tolerate tying Alistair. So will this continue in the UKB. Sky B will release its fourth quarter earnings. And passes will be waiting to see if the pay TV giant. And -- and -- another big Chad fight back or if it wants to consent cash for its prime the Aggie football war with BT. I have the supply shooting them long drive -- -- asset sales are expected to mean a big drop in profits I'm damn America and you -- -- market to Bonnie will also unveil his strategy for the best -- limits on future investments. An -- bonds pan am intending in Q2 numb says the frank had dot chat line company would I nine's new cost cutting measures. High fuel costs and weak consumer confidence. The force that lying to cut short a distance rates be sure to cap tossed on -- and now the fish I won't hide Witten is the company faces. Putts tomorrow morning at 530 GM -- It's Kristi -- -- the data front. The French consumer confidence could offer clues on -- -- -- your -- and second largest economy is shaping up. Michael -- managing director at the idea playable. Welcomes the improving signals from you about this week with a recovery will only be sustained if the consumer -- strong enough. And -- that's not the case. Without sort of consumer without lending you're not gonna see sustainable recovery. And it Ted prospects -- bit. You can see a little bit of a short term imposed to -- trend. In terms of some of the numbers but that doesn't sort of tell you that just turning a corner overall so what I think we'd. We look to -- this sort of momentum on a multi month crisis. And world news the United Nations will hold an informal meeting tomorrow I have with members of the opposition Syrian national -- relation. Serious conflicts started with peaceful protests in March 20 yet happened. But doctor crackdown by government who says. Just turned into a civil war that has killed hundreds I -- people according to the US and outside look ahead to Friday. Don't forget to take a look at our interview with Jerry Rice chief economist at the British statistics office his warning the UK Greg's. One swallow doesn't make Osama. I'm John a -- trips and this is going to us.