Wednesday preview: Global services sector in focus
The market spotlight on Wednesday will shift towards the services side of the global economy, with survey readings due out in China, the euro area, US and UK.
In the case of Britain, IHS Markit's services sector Purchasing Managers' Index is expected to have remained steady versus the prior month's reading of 48.6.
Also due out in the middle of the week is consultancy ADP's monthly private sector payrolls figures referencing November.
Further north, policymakers at Canada's central bank are due to announce their decision on interest rates at 1500 GMT, with the consensus anticipating short-term official interest rates will be kept at 1.75%.
Wednesday December 04
Loungers , Quiz, SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust, VP
INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
QUARTERLY PAYMENT DATE
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Crude Oil Inventories (US) (15:30)
ISM Non-Manufacturing (US) (15:00)
MBA Mortgage Applications (US) (12:00)
PMI Composite (EU) (09:00)
PMI Composite (GER) (08:55)
PMI Composite (US) (14:45)
PMI Services (EU) (09:00)
PMI Services (GER) (08:55)
PMI Services (US) (14:45)
Impax Asset Management Group, Ixico, PCF Group, Stock Spirits Group
Rockrose Energy, Tlou Energy Limited (DI)
Ceres Power Holdings, Frontier IP Group
UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
PMI Services (09:30)
FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Galliford Try, London Finance & Investment Group