Stocks To Watch
Financial markets' focus on Thursday will be on global manufacturing sector conditions in March, including on either side of the Atlantic.
US President Joe Biden is expected to take the spotlight at the end of the quarter as he lays out his case for a multi-trillion dollar package of infrastructure spending in a speech in Pittsburgh.
Financial markets' focus on Tuesday will shift to the other side of the Channel, where preliminary readings on consumer price inflation for the month of March are due out in Germany and Spain.
The market spotlight at the end of the week will be on UK retail sales volumes for February, which are expected to bounce back after crashing during the previous month.
All eyes will be on Brussels on Thursday as the European Union heads of state are due to meet to analyse proposed curbs on the bloc's Covid-19 vaccine exports, among other matters.
The market spotlight in the middle of the week will shift to UK inflation.
The market spotlight on Tuesday will be on the UK jobs market.
The market spotlight at the end of the week will continue to be on the UK, barring surprises.
Investors' focus on Thursday will shift back to home shores as the Bank of England announces its latest policy decisions.
All eyes on Wednesday will be on the US central bank as policymakers at the Federal Reserve meet to decide on rates.
Investors' focus on Tuesday will be on a raft of key economic indicators due out in the States.
Financial markets' focus at the end of the week will be on the release of a barrage of monthly activity indicators for the UK.
The focus on Thursday will shift to the European Central Bank, as the Governing Council meets to decide on policy.
Against a backdrop of rising government bond yields, markets' focus in the middle of the week will shift towards the inflation, with readings on consumer prices due out in the US and China.
Investors' attention on Tuesday will be firmly on a vote in the US House of Representatives on the Biden administration's $1. 9trn fiscal stimulus package, which has already been approved in the Senate.
The market spotlight at the end of the week will be on the all-important monthly US non-farm payrolls report.
The focus in financial markets on Thursday will be on any policy-relevant remarks out of US Federal Reserve chief, Jerome Powell, at an event hosted by the Wall Street Journal, starting from 1700 GMT.
Financial markets' focus in the middle of the week will be on global services sector activity with survey results due out in all the main geographical areas.
The market spotlight on Tuesday will be on readings for monthly retail and unemployment in the euro area's largest economy, Germany.