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  Pearson Annual Report 1997    

Notes to the Accounts

   
 

16. Cash and liquid resources

 

  1997 1996
All figures in millions        
Cash, bank current accounts and overnight deposits 143.7 0.6 138.8 24.5
Certificates of deposit and commercial paper 43.8 - 6.0 -
United Kingdom goverment securities - - 1.0 -
Listed sterling asset backed floating rate notes - - 45.9 15.3
Listed US Dollar asset backed floating rate notes - - 42.1 42.1
Term bank deposits 27.3 14.0 51.2 1.4
Other - - 14.0 14.0





  214.8 14.6 299.0 97.3





Listed securities, dealt on recognised Stock Exchanges, included above:        
Cost - - 89.0 57.4
Market value - - 89.0 57.4





1997 Annual Report
* Group summary
* Information
* Education
* Entertainment
* Investment banking
* Chairman's statement
* Chief Executive's review
* Financial Review
* Financial Policy
* Consolidated profit and loss account
* Consolidated balance sheet
* Consolidated statement of cash flows
* Statement of total recognised gains and losses
* Note of historical cost profits and losses
* Reconciliation of movements in equity shareholders' funds
* Principal subsidiaries and associates
* Five year summary
* Shareholder information
   
* Notes to the accounts
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