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.
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.
All eyes over the coming week will be on the release of the monthly non-farm payrolls report in the US.
The coming week is expected to be a calm one, on both the economic and corporate fronts, geopolitics permitting.
Next week offers a true August holiday break in terms of macroeconomic data and central bank machinations, while there are some key results worth watching out for, including BHP Billiton and Persimmon.
The flow of economic data will pick-up substantially in all jurisdictions over the coming week, although markets may well still be digesting recent events in Turkey's capital markets, even as the monitor for collateral effects on other Emerging Markets.
The market spotlight over the coming week will likely continue to be on the ongoing trade spat between China and the US, in particular.
The Bank of England's August policy meeting next week should overshadow the Fed's monthly get-together and non-farm payrolls, while London's results season rolls on with some big names worth keeping an eye on, including banks Barclays, Lloyds and RBS plus the likes of BAE Systems, BP, Centrica, Glencore, Just Eat, Next and Rolls-Royce.
Next week sees the results season kick off for London-listed stocks, with the likes of media and tech stocks BT, ITV, Pearson and Vodafone, defensive favourites AstraZeneca, BATS, Diageo and GlaxoSmithKline.
The market spotlight will shift back towards two of the world's main central banks over the coming week - global trade wars permitting.
The focus over the coming week will shift squarely back onto China, with a raft of economic indicators on the Asian giant set for release, while closer to home the UK will on Tuesday begin to publish GDP on a monthly basis.
The focus over the coming week will be on global manufacturing and on monetary policy in the US.
Global trade frictions permitting, which they may not, the focus over the coming week is likely to be back on the Bank of England, with chief economist Andy Haldane scheduled to deliver the Annual Lecture at the Academy of Social Sciences on Thursday, at 1430 BST.
Without a doubt, all eyes next week will be trained on the ongoing trade spats around the globe between the US and its main trading partners.
Investors will have to navigate a veritable mine field of potential risks events in what analysts at Danske Bank said is set to be the "mother of all weeks".
Surveys on the services sector will be mulled over next week, with Chinese trade numbers important for commodities sentiment but pretty quiet on the companies front.