The Bank of England's 'Super Thursday' is the main event of the week, while there are results and quarterly updates from the AA, Ashmore, Bellway, Compass, Smith & Nephew, Sophos, TalkTalk and Tate & Lyle.
The Mayor of London is funding dozens of projects to train Londoners and prepare the workforce of the city for the future.
Jacob Zuma, South Africa's controversial President, was said to be in the middle of talks with the African National Congress' new leader Cyril Ramaphosa over a transition of power, with one source saying Zuma would resign as soon as a list of preconditions had been ironed out.
The European Commission upgraded its forecasts for eurozone economic growth on Wednesday as the transition from recovery to expansion continues.
The Korean motor company Hyundai is set to be the first firm to introduce electric cars in India, taking advantage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aim to make all new cars on the subcontinent electric by 2030.
China's foreign exchange reserves increased in January for the twelfth month in a row, but analysts are divided on whether Beijing has been intervening to brake recent strength in the yuan.
Angela Merkel has agreed a deal with coalition partners that will keep her in office for a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor, according to reports.
House prices in the UK unexpectedly declined in January, according to the latest data from lender Halifax.
Ofgem has acted on its pledge to protect almost 1m more households from rising energy prices but the cap on what those customers will pay will increase.