The focus around the world on Wednesday will continue to be on the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The focus on Tuesday will be on Davos as world leaders and top global officials gather at the Swiss ski resort to discuss and debate the most pressing global issues.
Overseas, the focus at the end of the week will be on a raft of Chinese activity indicators for the month of December that are scheduled for release at 1000 GMT, including readings for monthly retail sales, industrial production and fixed asset investment.
The market spotlight on Thursday will be on a deluge of economic data out in the States.
The focus on Wednesday will be on global trade as the European Union's trade commissioner, Phil Hogan, sits down to talk trade with his American counterpart in Washington.
The focus on Tuesday will shift towards Asia, where China's customs administration is set to release foreign trade data for December.
The market spotlight at the end of the week will fall squarely on the US non-farm payrolls report for December.
The market spotlight is set to shift eastwards on Thursday, with a report on Chinese consumer prices in December due out overnight.
The focus on Wednesday will be on the US labour market as consultancy ADP releases its estimate for private sector payroll growth in December.
Financial markets' focus on Tuesday will shift towards America's services sector even as investors continue to keep a close and careful eye on the latest developments in the Middle East.
The focus at the end of the week will shift back towards central banks as the US Federal Reserve publishes the minutes of its most recent policy meeting.
The focus on Thursday will shift towards China, with investors waiting on survey compiler Caixin's factory sector Purchasing Managers' Index.
No major economic releases or corporate updates are scheduled in the UK, US or Eurozone for Tuesday.
Financial markets' focus on Thursday will shift back towards the UK, as rate-setters on the Monetary Policy Committee meet to decide on policy, against a backdrop of rising expectations for rate cuts after the Prime Minister revived the possibility of a 'hard Brexit' if no trade deal with Brussels was in place by the end of 2020.
The market spotlight on Wednesday will remain on the UK as investors digest the latest monthly consumer price data.
The focus on Tuesday will be on the latest UK employment report, which will help investors to better judge where the British ecoonomy was at heading into the general election in October.
The focus at the end of the week will continue to be on the general election, although US-China trade won't be far from traders' minds and the two may make for a very volatile combination.
Trading on Thursday is likely to be restrained with investors around the globe likely to opt and sit on their hands ahead of the result of the UK general election, which in theory will not be clear until Friday morning.
With the general election looming large on the horizon, the spotlight during Wednesday's session is likely to be on the latest MRP poll from You. gov, although any market reaction may be muted as traders play it safe instead of trying to front-run the result.
The focus on Tuesday will be on the release of YouGov's closely-followed MRP poll of voting intentions at 2200 GMT, as investors try to anticipate the result of the next general election, on Thursday.