London's FTSE 100 ended the week 112. 2 points higher at 7,207. 18.
The focus over the coming week will likely continue to be squarely on the US-China trade war, with investors trying to digest Washington's likely next move in the 'tit-for-tat' trade war even as negotiators from both sides continue to hold consultations ahead of another round of face-to-face talks in September.
London's FTSE 100 index ended the week 22. 17 points lower at 7,094. 98.
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.