The Week Ahead

Week ahead: Primark, Smurfit Kappa and Kingspan to issue updates

Your guide to major events in the world of business coming up this week

This week will see a number of major companies provide updates to the market.

On Tuesday, Primark owner Associated British Foods is due to release interim results. Eyes will be on any commentary around Primark’s US expansion, something investors are continuing to debate. In a note last month, analysts at stockbrokers Davy said their evaluation of Primark's US expansion strategy reveals both challenges and opportunities.

“The brand's rollout trajectory appears promising, supported by an attractive ...