Another reading on US inflation, this time on factory gate prices, will share the market spotlight on Wednesday with a batch of first-tier indicators due out from the People's Republic of China.
Russia wants access to the substance used to poison former spy Mr Skripal and his daughter on 4 March before it answers Theresa May’s ultimatum to give "a credible response" by the end of Tuesday or face consequences.
Ramdi Hamdallah has suffered a bomb attack on his convoy in his first visit to the Gaza strip in five months.
The Office for Budget Responsibility's spring report shows that Philip Hammond's upbeat statement that there is "light at the end of the tunnel" for the UK economy after years of austerity is based almost entirely on an improved global economy rather than any domestic improvement.
The European Central Bank needs to keep an eye out for the risk of an unexpected jump in the value of the single currency.
Philip Hammond held out the prospect of increases to public spending as he set out improved short-term figures for UK economic growth and the public finances, including lower than expected government borrowing in 2017-18.
A government investigation into the gap between completed new homes and the amount of land with planning permission owned by housebuilders has already made some initial observations and will publish a first analysis in June.
Ladies' exercise leggings, GoPro-style video cameras, fresh raspberries, quiche, pre-mashed potato and kids' soft play have all been added to the basket of goods used by the Office of National Statistics to calculate inflation in 2018.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is out of the White House after a series of disagreements with President Donald Trump.
Digital football business Dugout will launch a new South-East Asia business by acquiring the Ballball platform from News Corp.
US inflation data for February came in as expected on Tuesday, no doubt helping to assuage concerns about rising inflation as investors try to gauge whether the Federal Reserve will hike rates three or four times this year.
The world economy is strengthening but Britain will have the weakest growth in the G20 in 2018, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said.
UK hiring confidence has improved ahead of the second quarter of 2018, according to an influential report from recruiter Manpower.
A widely-followed gauge of small business confidence picked-up last month amid expectations for higher real sales and improved economic sentiment.