The FTSE 100 ended the week at 7,678. 79, up 0. 25%,.
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 FTSE 100 ended the week up 44. 17 points at 7,661. 87.
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 FTSE 100 ended the week 19. 23 points lower at 7,617. 70.
The focus over the coming week will be on global manufacturing and on monetary policy in the US.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 17 points lower at 7,636. 93.
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.
The FTSE 100 ended the week up 0. 59% at 7,688. 35.
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.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 48. 0 points lower at 7,633. 91.
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".
The FTSE 100 ended the week 20. 7 points lower at 7,681. 07.
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.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 28. 51 points at 7,701. 77.
The FTSE 100 finished the week 48. 49 points lower at 7,730. 28.
After a long weekend in the UK and US, next week the economic attention turns firmly onto the US, concluding with the non-farm payroll report on Friday, while there's plenty happening in Europe, in particular Spanish and Italian politics is worth keeping an eye on.
The coming week will bring with it readings on UK retail sales from both the Office for National Statistics and in the form of the latest distributive trades survey from CBI, referencing April and May, respectively.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 54. 54 points higher at 7,778. 79.