Financial Diary
11 Nov
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Week ahead: Fedspeak, Italy in focus

A spate of data is set to be published throughout the week that will help investors to better gauge the state of the UK economy as we head into the final stretch of the year, although in all likelihood the market spotlight is likely to be on the ongoing Brexit talks.

04 Nov
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Week ahead: US mid-term elections, Fed meeting in focus

All eyes over the coming week will be on the US mid-term elections, on Tuesday, which may see the Republican party lose control of the House of Representatives.

28 Oct
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Week ahead: Autumn budget, Bank of England in focus

The focus this week, as at the start of every month, will be on the release of the monthly US jobs report on Friday and the ensuing market reaction, especially in the bond market.

21 Oct
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Week ahead: ECB, Fedspeak in focus

The European Central Bank will likely dominate the headlines over the coming week, as rate-setters in Frankfurt meet on Thursday to decide on policy.

13 Oct
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Week ahead: EU summit, China data in focus

All eyes over the coming week will be on the European Union leaders summit on Wednesday and Thursday, where the state of talks with Britain on its withdrawal from the bloc are scheduled to be the main item on the agenda.

07 Oct
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Week ahead: Brexit talks, Fedspeak, US CPI in focus

The market spotlight over the coming week is likely to be on the ongoing Brexit negotiations, given London and Brussels' stated aim of wrapping-up talks a week ahead of the 18 October summit of European Union leaders.

30 Sep
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Week ahead: US jobs data, Fedspeakers in focus

The focus will continue to be on the US over the coming week, specifically on Friday's non-farm jobs report for September and a busy slate of Federal Reserve officials, with at least nine expected to deliver speeches throughout the week.

23 Sep
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Week ahead: Fed rate meeting, central bank speakers in the spotlight

The focus over the coming week will be squarely on the US central bank's policy meeting and its update guidance for the remainder of the year and looking out into 2019.

16 Sep
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Week ahead: Global trade, Brexit, EMs still in focus

Investors will have little choice but to keep their eye on developments on multiple fronts over the coming week, with global trade talks between the US and China, or the lack thereof, likely to be the biggest driver of markets around the world.

09 Sep
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Week ahead: Chinese data, BoE and ECB in focus

The US jobs report may now be out of the way but the economic agenda over the coming week is thick with scheduled releases of first-tier economic data, not to mention policy announcement by the Bank of England and European Central Bank.

31 Aug
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Week ahead: US jobs report, Carney in the spotlight

All eyes over the coming week will be on the release of the monthly non-farm payrolls report in the US.