'Twas the week before Christmas when the corporate calendar was still.
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Company reports are pretty thin on the ground this week, as the momentum starts to wind down ahead of the Christmas season.
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The first full week of December appears to be getting into the Christmas period already, with the corporate calendar looking decidedly less frenzied than the past few weeks.
Petra Diamonds hosts its special general meeting on Monday to approve board changes in relation to the step-up to the LSE Main Market from Aim.
The lively momentum continues for the UK markets this week, as a whole host of companies prepare to unveil their latest results.
The corporate calendar is starting to resemble a pick 'n' mix this week, with an assortment of colourful companies all vying for investor appetite.
Commodities gained on Friday, pushing gold and crude oil into weekly gains, as investors clung to hope that the European debt crisis could be contained after Italy prepared to vote for spending cuts.
There are likely to be more fireworks on the corporate calendar than in the sky this week, as a packed house jostles for investor spotlight.