View the top stories to watch (20-24 June) and our key company earnings schedule.

What has driven sterling's recent decline?

Risk aversion has taken hold in the markets following a series of polls suggesting the British public supports leaving the EU. It's not just the polls swaying markets in recent months, – other events have had an effect on the markets in the last six months. Read our Brexit article to view our graphic showing the impact some of the polls and other events have had on the pound in the last six months.

Also this week

A trader's guide to Brexit
Brexit looms as a major risk event for markets. Take a look at some issues you may need to know about the vote; potential market implications and some tips for sensible risk management.

What are the effects of the UK referendum?​
With the UK referendum possibly the tip of the iceberg for political uncertainty for EU mmembers, the markets reaction to the result will be watched closely. Instruments such as GBP/USD, EUR/GBP and EUR/USD as well as the UK 100 and UK shares could all see significant activity. Read more

Selected company earnings (20 June-24 June)

Monday 20 JuneResults
Majestic Wine (UK)Full-year
Tuesday 21 JuneResults
Adobe Systems (US)Q2
CarMax (US)Q1
Carnival Corp (US)Q2
Chemring Group (UK)Q4
FedEx Corp (US)Full-year
KB Home (US)Q4
Lennar Corp (US)Q2
Photo-Me International (UK)Full-year
Sepura (UK)Full-year
Whitbread (UK)Q1
Wednesday 22 JuneResults
Bed Bath & Beyond (UK)Q1
Red Hat (US)Q1
Thursday 23 JuneResults
Carnival (US)Half-year
ConAgra Foods (US)Q4
DS Smith (UK)Full-year
Tesco (UK)Q1
Friday 24 JuneResults
Milestone Group (UK)Half-year
Polar Capital Holdings (UK)Half-year

Company announcements are subject to change. All the events listed above were correct at the time of writing.

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