All eyes on Thursday will be on the start of voting for MEPs to the European Parliament.
The focus on Wednesday will be on the US central bank, with three top Federal Reserve officials set to take to the podium ahead of the release of the latest set of Fed minutes later in the evening.
Investors are likely to focus on the Bank of England's Mark Carney on Tuesday.
The spotlight at the end of the week, barring surprises on the international trade or Brexit fronts, will be on US consumer confidence data for May.
The spotlight on Thursday will be on a trio of high-frequency economic indicators in the States, including weekly jobless claims, housing starts and the Philly Fed's regional manufacturing gauge.
The market spotlight on Tuesday will be on a raft of economic data out of China and the US.
The spotlight on Tuesday is likely to continue to be on the ongoing US-China trade talks, especially following Monday night's announcement of Washington's plans to extend its tariffs to cover all Chinese exports.
The spotlight at the end of the week will be on Washington D. C. as the top negotiators for the US and China meet again to discuss trade.
Markets' focus on Thursday will continue to be very much on all things China as the country's National Bureau of Statistics releases a report on consumer prices covering the month of April.
The focus in the middle of the week will continue to be firmly on the People's Republic of China, with data covering the Asian giant's foreign trade during the month of April set for release.
Investors' attention on Friday will be foremost on the results of the local elections, as they try and assess the most likely implications of the results for the ongoing cross-party talks on a customs union proposal and the British economy in general.
The market spotlight on Thursday will be squarely on the Monetary Policy Committee, as rate-setters at the Bank of England meet to decide on policy.
Barring surprises, investors' attention will be squarely on the US central bank, with markets looking for clues as to whether rate-setters on the Potomac are buying into current market pricing for a possible rate cut towards year end 2019 or not.
The focus at the end of the month will be on the start of the next round of US-China trade talks in Beijing, with investors looking for signs that a deal remains on track, or otherwise.
Barring surprises, the market spotlight at the end of the week will continue to be on the States, where the Department of Commerce is expected to publish a preliminary reading on first quarter GDP (consensus: 1. 8%).
Around the world, financial markets are likely to remain fixated on the US earnings season, although central banks will not be far from investors' minds.
The focus on Wednesday will continue to be on the avalanche of quarterly reports scheduled for release in the States.
The spotlight on Thursday will shift across the Channel, with investors waiting on the latest reading for IHS Markit's closely-followed manufacturing and services sector Purchasing Managers' indices covering the month of April.
The market spotlight in the UK on Tuesday will be firmly on the labour market, with both economic data and some well-known corporates likely to help to shed some light on the current situation.
The focus at the weekend will shift towards the health of the US corporate sector, as banking heavyweights JP Morgan and Wells Fargo kick off the first quarter earnings season across the Pond.