Tuesday preview: Global PMIs, Public sector net borrowing in focus
Investors' focus on Tuesday would be on a raft of survey results out of the UK, euro area and US covering the month of May.
S&P Global's Purchasing Managers' Indices provide a first look at activity momentum in the economy and often move financial markets.
The UK and euro area PMIs were expected to show a slightly slower pace of contraction in factory activity in comparison to the month before, alongside a slightly slower pace of expansion in services.
As well, at 0700 BST the UK's Office for National Statistics would release April public sector net borrowing figures.
The Monetary Policy Committee's John Haskel was also due to deliver a speech, at 1545 BST.
US new home sales figures for April were also scheduled for release at 1500 BST.
European Central Bank vice-president, Luis de Guindos, would deliver a speech at 0815 BST.
Tuesday 23 May
Avon Protection, Benchmark Holdings , Ixico, Victorian Plumbing Group
QUARTERLY PAYMENT DATE
Thomaslloyd Energy Impact Trust , Thomaslloyd Energy Impact Trust
QUARTERLY EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Vaalco Energy, Inc (DI)
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Current Account (EU) (09:00)
New Homes Sales (US) (15:00)
Seraphim Space Investment Trust
Fulcrum Utility Services Ltd. (DI)
Assura , Bytes Technology Group , Bytes Technology Group , Calnex Solutions , Cranswick, Eneraqua Technologies, Engage XR Holdings (CDI), FD Technologies Public Limited Company, Helical, RS Group
Engage XR Holdings (CDI)
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888 Holdings (DI), Access Intelligence, Arix Bioscience , Bank of Ireland Group (CDI), Big Technologies, Centamin (DI), China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd GDR (Reg S) , CT Private Equity Trust, Empresaria Group, Epwin Group, Forterra, Fresnillo, Gresham Technologies, Gresham Technologies, Harworth Group, Hilton Food Group, Hvivo, HydrogenOne Capital Growth, IQ-AI Limited, JTC, K3 Business Technology Group, Portmeirion Group, PPHE Hotel Group Ltd, Restaurant Group, Riverstone Energy Limited , SDIC Power Holdings Co.,Ltd GDR (Reg S) , Shell , Sherborne Investors (Guernsey) C Limited NPV, The Pebble Group, Triple Point Social Housing Reit, Union Jack Oil, Wickes Group, Xeros Technology Group
UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Public Sector Net Borrowing (07:00)
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Bridgepoint Group (Reg S) , Central Asia Metals, Lloyds Banking Group, Maven Income & Growth 4 VCT, TP Icap Group