UK public finances will come under the microscope on Friday 20 October, while later on US Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks and there are results from InterContinental Hotels, Acacia Mining and Renishaw.
Manufacturing conditions in the Philadelphia region unexpectedly improved in October, according to a survey released on Thursday.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped more than expected last week, according to data from the Labor Department.
The New Zealand dollar crashed on Thursday, after it emerged that a socialist-populist coalition would be making up the country’s next government.
UK retail sales fell more than expected last month, official figures confirmed on Thursday, further muddying the waters over whether the Bank of England will hike interest rates next month.
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy is expected to press ahead with Article 155 to suspend autonomy for Catalonia after regional president Carles Puigdemont refused to revoke his suspended declaration of independence.
Theresa May has reassured EU citizens living in the UK that protecting their rights and the rights of Britons in Europe is her number one priority in Brexit negotiations.
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China's economy continued expanding at a steady clip last quarter, although some economists believed tighter economic policy was set to weigh on the pace of expansion.
Iraqi government officials urged oil giant BP to assist in developing oilfields in the disputed city of Kirkuk on Wednesday after Iraqi troops and state-sanctioned militiamen stormed through the area on Sunday.
On Thursday the European Union's main Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, will update EU 27 leaders on the current state of negotiations, while other financial diary items include UK retail data and results from Unilever.
The Spanish government does not appear to be wavering in its ultimatum to Catalan separatists, as Mariano Rajoy’s Thursday deadline for clarification on the independence issue draws near.
A government proposal aimed at cracking down on "overpriced" service charges and "unfair" costs thrust onto renters and leaseholders in England was unveiled by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid on Wednesday.
According to a study published by industry regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on Wednesday, an estimated 4. 1m UK residents had found themselves in financial difficulty as a result of missed utilities or credit card bills over the past year.
A key indicator of homebuilding activity in the States fell back for a third consecutive month in September, but some economists brushed off the data, saying they expected to see at least a partial rebound in coming months.
The UK government has been forced into scrapping a controversial 55p-per-minute charge on the Universal Credit helpline.
Euro area construction output shrank slightly in August amid softer activity in both building and civil engineering.
Chinese president Xi Jinping opened the Communist Party Congress with a three-hour speech on Wednesday in which he pledged to lead the country into a "new era", lowering trade barriers and deepening financial sector reforms.
UK wage growth continues to lag behind inflation, official figures showed on Wednesday, though shifts in the level of employment mean the Bank of England's decision on whether to raise rates in November is "on a knife edge", some economists feel.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), on Tuesday, said it was in the UK's best interest to preserve close ties with the EU, having weakened in the aftermath of Brexit, to boost productivity as well as maintaining future living standards.