View the top stories to watch (20-24 June) and our key company earnings schedule.
What has driven sterling's recent decline?
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Selected company earnings (20 June-24 June)
|Monday 20 June||Results|
|Majestic Wine (UK)||Full-year|
|Tuesday 21 June||Results|
|Adobe Systems (US)||Q2|
|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|
|Wednesday 22 June||Results|
|Bed Bath & Beyond (UK)||Q1|
|Red Hat (US)||Q1|
|Thursday 23 June||Results|
|ConAgra Foods (US)||Q4|
|DS Smith (UK)||Full-year|
|Friday 24 June||Results|
|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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