Thursday preview: German, Spanish CPI and Fed speakers on tap
Financial markets' focus on Thursday will be on consumer price data due out in two of the single currency bloc's largest economies.
Preliminary Spanish consumer price data for September are due out at 0800 BST and equivalent figures for Germany at 1300 BST.
Both reports will give investors a first glimpse into price dynamics in the euro area during the month.
They will be followed at 1330 BST by the latest weekly jobless claims figures in the U.S. and revised data for second quarter gross domestic product growth.
Several top fed officials are also on tap, starting from 1400 BST and including chairman Jerome Powell at 2100 BST.
On home shores, at 0700 BST mortgage lender Halifax will release its house price index for September.
Overnight, investors in Asia will be digesting numbers on Japanese industrial production in August and Tokyo consumer price s in September.
Thursday 28 September
Hansard Global, Renalytix (Reg S), Atlantic Lithium Limited NPV (DI), Avation
RBG Holdings, Novacyt S.A. (CDI), eEnergy Group, Trinity Exploration & Production, Trellus Health, Phoenix Group Holdings, Avacta Group, Celadon Pharmaceuticals, Shield Therapeutics, Ceres Power Holdings, XLMedia
Renalytix (Reg S)
Mitchells & Butlers
Zoo Digital Group, FRP Advisory Group, Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies Holdings, Kromek Group, Babcock International Group, Redcentric, CT Global Managed Portfolio Trust Inc Shs, CT, Global Managed Portfolio Trust Grwth Shs,, TPXimpact Holdings, NWF Group, Revolution Beauty Group, Diageo
FINAL EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Kainos Group, FIH Group, Trifast, Diverse Income Trust (The), Van Elle Holdings, Fletcher King, FRP Advisory Group, Alumasc Group, City of London Investment Group, Mid Wynd International Inv Trust, Mercia Asset Management, Miton UK Microcap Trust, Litigation Capital Management Limited (DI), Barratt Developments, PHSC, Gateley (Holdings)
FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Base Resources Ltd, BHP Group Limited NPV (DI
INTERIM EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Uniphar (CDI), Computacenter, BlackRock Energy and Resources Income Trust, M&G, Rightmove, JPMorgan Multi-Asset Growth & Income, Games Workshop Group, UIL Limited (DI), EPWIN GROUP, Fintel, Puma Alpha Vct, Advanced Medical Solutions Group, Lowland Investment Co, Wynnstay Group, FEVERTREE DRINKS, Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, Chesnara, TP Icap Group, Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited NPV, Wickes Group, Henry Boot, Good Energy Group, Smurfit Kappa Group (CDI), Volta Finance Limited NPV (GBP), Petershill Partners, Braime Group 'A'NON.V, HGCapital Trust, Mobeus Income & Growth Vct, Phoenix Group Holdings, Volta Finance Limited, Life Science REIT, Braime Group, abrdn Smaller Companies Income Trust, Central Asia Metals
SPECIAL EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Mid Wynd International Inv Trust
QUARTERLY EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Mercantile Investment Trust (The), Value and Indexed Property Income Trust, Duke Royalty Limited, Alpha Real Trust Ltd., Ecora Resources, British American Tobacco
UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Nationwide House Price Index (07:00)
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Industrial Confidence (EU) (10:00)
Services Sentiment (EU) (10:00)
Business Climate Indicator (EU) (10:00)
Consumer Confidence (EU) (10:00)
Economic Sentiment Indicator (EU) (10:00)
Continuing Claims (US) (13:30)
Personal Consumption Expenditures (US) (13:30)
Gross Domestic Product (US) (13:30)
Initial Jobless Claims (US) (13:30)
Pending Homes Sales (US) (15:00)