The focus over the coming week will be on proceedings at the World Economic Forum in Davos, alongside central bank decisions in the euro area and Japan.
The FTSE 100 ended the week up 86. 71 points at 7,674. 56.
The flow of economic data will pick up considerably in all jurisdictions over the coming week, although the signing of the phase-one trade deal between China and the US may steal the spotlight.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 34. 55 points at 7,587. 85.
The focus over the coming will be firmly on the US non-farm payrolls report for December, which is scheduled to be published at the end of the week, on Friday.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 9. 84 points at 7,622. 40.
Financial markets' focus over the coming holiday-shortened week will be on global manufacturing sector conditions and the US central bank outlook for monetary policy.
A raft of economic data will be released over the coming week, despite the Christmas holidays, particularly Stateside.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week 229. 08 points higher at 7,582. 48.
The last full week of trading in 2019 will see a raft of economic indicators released in all the main geographies.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week 113. 78 points higher to 7,353. 44.
Financial markets' focus over the coming week will be squarely on the result of the general election on Thursday, with investors keen, above all, on avoiding another hung parliament.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week 106. 87 points lower at 7,239. 66.
The market spotlight over the coming week will shift to global manufacturing and the US jobs market.
London's FTSE 100 finished the week 19. 72 points higher at 7,346. 53.
The focus over the coming holiday-shortened week in the States will in all likelihood continue to be on everything having to do with US-China trade relations.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week 23. 87 points higher at 7,326. 81.
The flow of fresh economic data is set to slow perceptibly over the coming week, with investors' focus likely to continue to be on all things related with the ongoing trade negotiations between the US and China.
London's FTSE 100 ended the week down 56. 44 points, closing its Friday session at 7,302. 94.