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The spotlight at the end of the week will continue to be on the headlines out of the ongoing US-China trade talks in Washington and from those on the UK's withdrawal, in Brussels.
Thursday may turn out to be an intense day on all fronts.
The spotlight on Wednesday will be on a meeting between the Prime Minister and European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker, as officials on both sides of the Channel continue efforts to agree on the least damaging from of Brexit possible.
The focus on Tuesday will be on the December employment report, given the critical role the still very strong jobs market in Britain - helped by low rates from the Bank of England - is playing in helping to keep the economy more or less 'humming along' - despite the facewinds from Brexit and from further afield.
MPs are expected to hold a passionate Valentine's Day debate on Brexit, while investors will first be perusing report cards from the likes of AstraZeneca, Ashmore, Indivior, Lancashire, Micro Focus and Moneysupermarket.
Barring surprises on the global trade or Brexit fronts, the market spotlight on Wednesday is likely to fall on US consumer price data covering the month of January.
The headlines coming out of the second round of trade talks between the US and China, in Beijing, will be front-and-centre on investors' radar on Tuesday.
Barring surprises on the US-China trade talk front, or as regards Brexit, the market spotlight will shift to Japan at the end of the week.
All eyes will be on the Bank of England today and not just on these shores, given how a 'no-deal' Brexit outcome, and its fall-out, might come just as global growth is at its lowest ebb, in early 2019.
The market spotlight on Wednesday will continue to be on the ongoing stream of corporate results being published on both sides of the Atlantic.
The focus on Tuesday will be on a raft of services sector survey results for the UK, US, and Eurozone covering the month of January.
The market spotlight on Thursday will fall on the monthly US non-farm payrolls report, which is expected to show 163,000 new hires for the month of January.
All eyes on Thursday will be on the ongoing trade talks in Washington between the US and China, even as investors digest the result of the US central bank's policy announcement from the night before and a quarterly update from another tech heavyweight, Microsoft.
Investors will be asked to show patience on Tuesday as they wait on the results of MPs' votes on amendments to the Prime Minister's withdrawal proposal.
Barring surprises on international trade or Brexit, financial markets' focus at the end of the week is likely to be on Europe.
The market spotlight will shift towards central banks on Wednesday, as rate-setters in Tokyo meet to decide on policy.
The focus on Tuesday will be on the UK employment referencing the month of November, alongside public sector borrowing figures for last month.
The focus on Friday will be on UK retail sales figures covering the month of December.
Investors will be eyeing another batch of key economic indicators in the States on Thursday, with the Philly Fed's regional manufacturing index at 1330 GMT perhaps the most interesting of the lot.