The focus over the coming week will revert to Brexit and the ongoing mid-level US-China consultations on trade.
London's FTSE 100 index ended the week 22. 54 points lower to 7,344. 92.
London's FTSE 100 index ended the week 85. 12 points higher to 7,367. 46.
Investors' attention over the coming week will be squarely on the mid-level contacts scheduled between US and Chinese trade officials.
Brexit will be front and centre on investors' minds over the coming week, with Parliament set to vote on the Prime Minister's expected proposal to call snap elections on Monday, although MPs are expected to cast their ballots against him.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week 72. 16 points higher at 7,282. 34.
All eyes during the coming week will be on Brexit and US-China trade relations with matters possibly coming to a head in the case UK amid rapidly increasing speculation that new elections might be called possibly even as soon as over the next few days.
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.
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.