Ending a week that saw the US central bank raise rates, its European counterpart plot an end to quantitative easing, the Bank of Japan is not expected to continue pulling the tightening thread on Friday, while in UK company news Tesco will provide an update on recent trading.
Thursday's World Cup kick off in Russia could prove underwhelming compared to the earlier European Central Bank policy meeting and press conference, which has got the City positively frothing with excitement.
An interest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday is considered nailed on by the market, while UK inflation is expected to pick up due to rising oil prices and the UK reporting season is scheduled to have a quiet day.
Tuesday's UK jobs data is likely to be eclipsed by the Brexit debate in the House of Commons and the US-North Korea summit in Singapore, while investors may be more interested in trading updates from Bellway, Boohoo, British American Tobacco, Crest Nicholson and Halma.
A quiet day for UK company news will see traders look east early on Friday as China's trade data emerges overnight amid an improvement in trade relations with the US.
Thursday sees a small handful of results expected, including for Auto Trader, CMC Markets and Mitie, while Halifax will update on its house price data.
All eyes on Wednesday will continue to be on markets' biggest bugbears of late, populist parties in Rome and the ongoing global trade tensions.
Tuesday is the day for services purchasing managers' index reports, with the UK joined by China, a host of eurozone economies and the US, while the latest round of Brexit talks will kick off in Brussels.
Friday will be a split-screen day between America, as the new metals tariffs come in to play and as the first day of June it will be US non-farm payrolls day, with political events in Italy and Spain also in focus.
Investors will have quite a bit on their plates on Thursday, especially on the economic front.
Europe will be under the microscope on Wednesday, centring on Italy but with economic data flying like ticker-tape throughout the morning, amid a pretty quiet week in the diary for London stocks.
Friday's second reading of UK gross domestic product has the potential for the disappointing growth in the first quarter to be upgraded, though economists are not confident.
Retail figures on Thursday will be more widely studies than usual as the market seeks reasons for the Bank of England to regain confidence over the economy, while company news includes closely watched results from Kingfisher and TalkTalk.
Wednesday results from Marks & Spencer could determine the high street fixture's FTSE 100 status, while UK inflation data is likely to move the pound and Fed meeting minutes will be closely read and fairly certain to move the dollar.
Although quieter than last week, there's still plenty for investors to get their teeth into on Tuesday, with updates from Close Brothers, Cranswick, Entertainment One, Galliford Try, Halfords, Homeserve, Pets at Home and Shaftesbury, before later data on UK public finance data and industrial trends that could move markets a little.
After three packed days of company news, London's diary for Friday is much lighter, with quarterly numbers from drug makers AstraZeneca and Hikma getting the full attention of investors.
Thursday is expected to be the second busiest day on the European corporate calendar this month, with results and updates from the likes of 3i Group, British Land, Countryside, Experian, Grainger, Investec, Just Group, National Grid, Mothercare, Royal Mail, Sophos and Thomas Cook.
Wednesday's UK corporate calendar is bulging with the likes of Burberry, Cineworld, Crest Nicholson, Galliford Try, Marston's, Mitchells & Butlers, Mondi, Playtech, Premier Oil, National Express and SSP Group.
Tuesday's schedule contains some big company updates, including Vodafone, easyJet and LandSec, before a UK labour market report that will be scrutinised particularly closely after the Bank of England's recent backpedalling.
The news-flow on both the economic and corporate calendars is set to shift lower by several gears at the end of the week, with no major economic releases expected out of the UK or China.