The focus at the end of the week will be on the government's finances for the month of August, with ONS set to release public sector borrowing data at 0930 BST.
All things Brexit will continue to be high on the agenda on Thursday, as the European leaders' summit in Salzburg wraps-up.
The market spotlight on Wednesday is likely to be on emerging markets, assuming no major developments materialise at this point on the Brexit front in Salzburg.
The spotlight on Tuesday may well end up being on China's response to America's decision to levy a 10% tariff on $200bn-worth of the Asian giant's goods exports.
The focus at the weekend - barring surprises around international trade or Brexit - will be on a barrage of economic data scheduled for release in the States.
Barring surprises on the global trade front or Brexit, the spotlight on Wednesday is likely to be on the release of the US central bank's so-called 'Beige Book', late in the US session and after the close of markets in London.
In the run-up to Thursday's Bank of England decision on interest rates the spotlight on Tuesday will be on the latest employment data in the UK.
Attention will firmly turn to the USA on Friday with trade and jobs in mind, while a quieter day for corporate reporting in London is scheduled to include final results from Ashmore.
Following its £8bn hostile takeover of GKN, Melrose Industries will on Thursday update investors on how things have gone in its first four months in charge of the aerospace and automotive engineer.
Housebuilders Barratt and Berkeley continue the focus on construction this week, while there will be significant interest in surveys on the UK services sector and data for the Italian and Spanish economies.
Tuesday will see WPP's new boss unveil half-year results that some analysts think could be better than the market expects, while there's also finals from Redrow in a busy week for housebuilders.
Barring surprises, the market spotlight at the end of the trading week was expected to be on the multiple ongoing trade talks around the world and emerging markets.
The flow of economic data will pick-up a bit on Thursday, with figures on consumer credit and lending in the UK set for release, alongside a reading on the US Federal Reserve's preferred inflation gauge.
The market spotlight on Wednesday will continue to be on international trade, specifically on talks between the US and Canada.
First thing on Friday morning, traders will be busy scanning for any headlines concerning China-US trade talks in Washington.
The spotlight on Wednesday is likely to be on any headlines out of the trade talks between Chinese and US negotiators which will be taking place in Washington D. C.
Corporate results will take the spotlight on Tuesday, amid a light calendar for economic data both at home and abroad.
Friday could be very quiet in London, with no notable companies reporting results and no major UK data later.
Thursday's official UK retail sales data will come after results from DIY retailer Kingfisher, with better weather expected to be a factor for both.
The jobs market will be the UK focus on Tuesday, coming in between a barrage of economic data from around the world, plus half-year results from Antofagasta, esure and Polypipe.