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Financial markets' focus at the end of April will shift towards a raft of economic data from across all the major geographies.
The market focus on Thursday will shift back to the latest earnings updates from US technology giants with Apple and Facebook both due to report after the close of trading on Wednesday.
America's Federal Reserve will steal the spotlight on Wednesday from 'Big Tech' as rate-setters on the Potomac meet to decide on policy.
The focus of Tuesday's session will be the latest quarterly updates from US technology giants Microsoft and Tesla.
Financial markets' focus at the end of the week will be on the release of a raft of surveys that will give investors a better handle on just how quickly economies are recovering as lockdowns are lifted and vaccines are rolled out.
All eyes on Thursday will be firmly on the European Central Bank as its governing council meets to decide on policy.
Wednesday's focus will be on the latest consumer price data due out in the UK.
The market spotlight on Tuesday will be squarely on the UK and whether the February employment report yields any signs of an improving labour market.
Financial markets' focus in the middle of the week will shift to the other side of the Channel, where a raft of European Central Bank officials are due to deliver speeches, including its boss, Christine Lagarde.
The market spotlight will shift back towards Asia on Tuesday, albeit only briefly.
The market spotlight will shift back towards Asia at the end of the week.
The market spotlight on Thursday will be on Chinese consumer and factory gate price data for March.
The focus in financial markets will be on the US, where the central bank will publish the minutes of its last policy meeting, even after the close of markets in London.