On This Day In 1947: "Lassie Show" debuted on ABC radio. It was a 15-minute show.
G7 Summit - Conclusion and Closing Statements
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts second day of meeting of leaders.

OECD Composite Leading Indicators
Published noon, Paris time.
Making Universal Credit fit for the next decade - report launch
A report by the Resolution Foundation is published.  
Extel Awards
Results of the Extel Survey are announced, the largest professional survey of its kind in the world. Looks at the performances of the investment industry. Dubbed 'the Oscars of the City'.
Japan - GDP Q1 (revised)
International Air Transport Association 
Annual General Meeting;
IATA holds annual meeting of delegates from the aviation industry. Speakers on the opening day include: American Airlines Group CEO, Air Canada CEO,  Airbus CEO, GE Aviation CEO, IAG CEO, Malaysia Airlines CEO, and Lufthansa CEO.
Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)
Worldwide Developers Conference. The company is expected to launch its new music streaming service following the acquisition of Beats in 2014.
World Oceans Day
Celebratory event and awareness campaign focusing on the world's oceans, endorsed by the United Nations.
National Blood Week
Raises awareness of the vital role that blood donation plays in saving and improving lives. Includes World Blood Donor Day (June 14).
Company Result: Fuller Smith & Turner
Fuller Smith & Turner brews beer, operates pubs, wholesales wines, and owns and operates hotels. The Company operates through three operating segments: - Managed Pubs and Hotels, Tenanted Inns and The Fuller's Beer Company. In January the company said: "We are confident of meeting our expectations for the full year". Over the past 12 months the shares have given a total return (share price change and dividends) of 9%.
Other Company Results:
Independent Oil & Gas
Value & Income Trust
Roxi Petroleum
Accsys Technologies
Ariana Resources
Maven Income and Growth VCT
Falkland Islands Holdings
Capital Management and Investment
Paternoster Resources
Personal Assets Trust
Fidelity China Special Situations
On This Day in 1975: Parliament was broadcast on TV live for the first time.
UK Overseas Trade and Statistics
Figures provided by HMRC.

HSBC Holdings - investor briefing on new strategic plan
Bank holds investor update.
BoE - Mortgage Lenders and Administrators Statistics, 2015 Q1

National rail staff in dispute over pay - strike
Trade union RMT conducts national strike action. Union representatives announced the strike on May 28, following a meeting at which Network Rail's new pay offer was decided to be unacceptable.

British Retail Consortium Retail Sales Monitor
Monthly retail sales report, focusing on sales in five retail categories. Based on responses from over 21,500 retailers, accounting for around half of total UK retail sales.

China - Consumer Price Index
Chinese inflation data.

The Grocer Gold Awards
Judging is based on research conducted by The Grocer magazine

Forbes Women's Summit
More than 250 leaders in business, politics, technology, media, philanthropy, fashion and entertainment take part in the annual Forbes Women's Summit:
Company Results:
Custodian REIT
Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust
Software Radio Technology
Picton Property Income Ltd     
Eastbridge Investments
Trans-Siberian Gold
Establishment Investment Trust
Private & Commercial Finance Group
CML Microsystems
Park Group
Oxford Instruments
Sanderson Group
Hightex Group
On This Day In 2000: The Swaying Millennium Bridge in London was closed to stop it swaying so much.
NIESR Monthly UK GDP Estimates
National Institute of Economic and Social Research economic data.

USA Gross Domestic Product by State, 2014
Index of Production
Measures the volume of production at base year prices for the manufacturing, mining and quarrying and energy supply industries.

World Chambers Congress
Biennial meeting of the World Chambers Federation, a division of the International Chamber of Commerce representing around 12,000 Chambers of Commerce around the world.
BRC Annual Retail Lecture

London Real Estate Forum
Conference investigating development and investment decisions across the capital. Crossrail MD Michele Dix is a speaker.

Company Result: J Sainsbury - Q1 trading statement.
Over the past 12 months the shares have given a total negative return of 23%.

Company Result: FirstGroup - full year results
Transportation group. FirstGroup is a transport operator in the UK and North America. The Company has five operating divisions: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, UK Bus and UK Rail. In April the company said: ceo - "Overall trading for the year is in line with our expectations and we continue to make progress with our multi-year transformation plans, which will improve the group's financial performance and ensure we deliver sustainable value creation in the medium term" Over the past 12 months the shares have given a total negative return of -18%.
Company Result: Flybe Group
Flybe Group PLC is a regional airline company. It offers scheduled passenger transportation in the United Kingdom as well as to Europe. The Company also provides outsourcing to short haul aviation customers in Western Europe. In April the company said: "Results for the full year to 31 March 2015 are anticipated to be in line with market expectations". Over the past 12 months the shares gave a total negative return of -61%.
Company Results:
TwentyFour Income Fund
Energy Assets Group
Best of the Best
Tricorn Group
Ensor Holdings
Hansa Trust
Shoe Zone
Pressure Technologies
Gooch & Housego
On This Day in 1959: The Hovercraft was officially launched to mark what was hoped to be a new era in transport. It was invented by Christopher Cockerell.
RICS Housing Market Survey
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors publication.

ONS - Output in the Construction Industry (UK)

European Inventor Award 2015
Tenth edition of European Inventor Award.

UK Annual Business Survey - ONS results
Office for National Statistics releases revised results for 2013. The survey looks at turnover and purchasing information for two thirds of the UK economy.

IEA - Monthly Oil Market Report
International Energy Agency releases monthly report on the oil market.

Overseas Travel & Tourism Survey
Estimates of the number of foreign visitors to the UK and visits by UK residents overseas.

Vanity Fair  - digital summit
Vanity Fair hosts summit to discuss technology and culture. Speakers include Martha Lane Fox, Guardian ex-editor Alan Rusbridger, Jemima Khan, Jeremy Paxman and Tinder founder Sean Rad.

Isle of Wight Festival
Fleetwood Mac and Blur headline. Other acts include The Black Keys, The Prodigy, Pharrell Williams and Paolo Nutini.

National Food Safety Week
Promotes the importance of good food hygiene in the home.

First Women Awards
Recognises women who achieve success on their own terms, and celebrates female CEOs in the UK workplace.
Company Result: Home Retail Group - first quarter trading statement
Home Retail Group is a home and general merchandise retailer, organized into three main business segments: Argos, Homebase and Financial Services. Argos is a general merchandise retailer. Homebase is a home enhancement retailer. Over the past 12 months the shares have given a total negative return of -14%.

Company Results: WS Atkins
WS Atkins is engaged in providing design, engineering & project management consultancy services. It plans, designs & enables clients' capital programs. Its operating segment includes; UK & Europe, North America, Middle East, Asia pacific & Energy. In April the company said: ...our overall outlook for the year ended 31 March 2015 remains unchanged and we are confident of taking further steps towards the achievement of our strategic goals in the next financial year". Over the past 12 months the shares have given a total return of 14%.
Company Results: Mulberry Group.
In April the company said: "...profit before exceptional items for the year ended 31 March 2015 is expected to be slightly ahead of market expectations". Over the past 12 months the shares have given a total return of 24%.
Company Results: First Property Group.
In April the company said: " and profit before tax for the year to 31 March 2015 is expected to be in line with market expectations". Over the past 12 months the shares have given a total return of 31%.
Other Company Results:
Real Estate Credit Investments
Ormonde Mining
Redhall Group
On This Day In 1964: Nelson Mandela was jailed for life
Greece - IMF repayment due
Greece is scheduled to make a repayment to the IMF of approximately €350,000,000.

Output in the Construction Industry
Office for National Statistics monthly release.

UK Trade in Goods Analysed in Terms of Industry - statistics
Figures for Q1 2015.

BRC Footfall & Vacancies Monitor
British Retail Consortium (BRC)/Springboard-ATCM Footfall and Vacancies Monitor.

Spain - air controllers' strike
Union Sindical de Controladores Aereos holds two strikes, during the morning and evening shifts, in protest at the sanctioning of 61 controllers which led to Spain's air space closure in December 2010.

USA Producer Price Index
Monthly release measures average change over time in prices received by domestic producers of goods and services.

USA Survey Of Consumers
University of Michigan Survey Research Center,

World Day Against Child Labour
International day of action alerting governments, state bodies, organisations and members of the general public of the trade in, and exploitation of young people.

Thank a Teacher Day
Takes place as part of the Pearson Teaching Awards, urging pupils past and present to thank their current and former teachers.

Other Company Results:
Bonmarche Holdings
Enteq Upstream
Origo Partners
Hardy Oil & Gas
Stewart & Wight
IDOX PLC  IDOX        
JPMorgan European Investment Trust
Arria NLG
BlackRock North American Income Trust
Image Scan Holdings
OpSec Security Group
Le Mans 24-Hours Race
Overall winner is the car that covers the greatest distance in 24 hours.

The Queen's Birthday Honours
Her Majesty's official birthday is marked with the publication of the Honours list.

POSTED 03 June, 2015