The Sky News Business Round-Up And Look Ahead
Sky's Naomi Kerbel offers a round-up of what's coming up in the week's business news.
:: Monday October 7
The Help-to-Buy mortgage guarantee scheme launches this week, three months earlier than planned following David Cameron's announcement at the Conservative Party conference.
:: Tuesday October 8
Tuesday is the deadline for applications for institutional and retail investors to make offers to purchase shares in the Royal Mail. It is expected the offer will be between 260p and 330p per share which would give it a market capitalisation of between £2.6bn and £3.3bn.
:: Wednesday October 9
Greggs, the UK high street bakery releases its interim results on Wednesday. It has 1,671 shops with its best seller being the sausage roll, selling approximately 140 million each year.
:: Thursday October 10
G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meet in Washington DC on Thursday. The U.S economy and budget deadlock is likely to dominate the agenda.
:: Friday October 11
Royal Mail Group is expected to announce the offer price and size for its IPO on Friday with conditional dealings commencing on the London Stock Exchange.