The FTSE 100 finished the session 109. 57 points lower to 7,117. 15.
The economic calendar will be exceedingly thin over the coming week and back-end loaded but with several potential key risk events strewn across investors's paths.
The FTSE 100 finished the week 153. 21 points lower at 7,253. 85 .
The spotlight during the coming week is likely to be on the no-confidence vote scheduled in the Italian Senate which might herald fresh elections as soon as next October.
The market spotlight over the coming week will revert back to the People's Republic of China, where foreign trade are set for release on Thursday, with readings on consumer and producer level price data for July scheduled for release on the following day.
London's FTSE 100 index ended the week up 44. 54 points at 7,553. 24.
Next week will see interest rate decisions from the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England, as well as the release of the latest US non-farm payrolls report, while on the earnings front, banks will be in focus as both Lloyds and Barclays are set to report.
London's FTSE 100 index finished the week 2. 73 points higher at 7,508. 70.
Corporate news flow will pick up again next week, with results from the likes of ITV, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Fevertree and many others due before the August lull kicks in.
Markets' focus over the coming week will be on the US corporate results season.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 47. 17 points lower at 7,505. 97.
London's FTSE 100 index ended the week 127. 51 points higher at 7,553. 14.
US and China trade talks will be in the spotlight over the coming week, following reports of already ongoing talks by phone and that face-to-face conversations are to be scheduled.
All eyes over the coming week will likely be on the result of Saturday's meeting between the Presidents of China and the US on the sidelines of the G20 leaders' summit in Osaka, Japan, and what agreements - if any - were reached.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week 18. 13 points higher at 7,425. 63.
The market spotlight over the coming week will be firmly on the 28-29 June G-20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, and the meeting between the US President and his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the event.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week 61. 72 points higher at 7,407. 50.
The market spotlight over the coming week will fall squarely on the world's main central banks, with policymakers at the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and Bank of Japan all due to meet to decide on policy.
London's FTSE 100 index ended the week 13. 84 points higher at 7,345. 78.