The focus in the coming week will continue to be on the ebb and flow of data out of the US, including Republicans' progress on securing passage of their tax cuts.
The FTSE 100 finished the week up 90. 09 points, or 1. 22%, at 7,490. 57.
Central banks will be firmly in the spotlight over the coming week, alongside a barrage of economic data out of China and Japan.
The FTSE 100 ended the week up 95. 69 points, or 1. 31%, at 7,393. 96.
The coming week will be back-end loaded, with data on UK industrial production and foreign trade in October set for release on Friday.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 108. 41 points, or 1. 46%, at 7,300. 49.
The market spotlight during the coming week will be on the US Senate Banking Committee's hearing on the nomination of Jerome Powell as the next chair of the US Federal Reserve.
The FTSE 100 finished the week up 32. 56 points, or 0. 44%, at 7,413. 24.
In the UK, the focus will be on the Chancellor's Budget on Wednesday, with fresh data on public sector net borrowing on Tuesday possibly helping to set the tone for his announcements.
The FTSE 100 finished the week down 6. 26 points, or 0. 08%, at 7,380. 68.
The FTSE 100 finished the week down 127. 36 points, or 1. 68%, at 7,432. 99.
Central banks will be in focus next week, especially on Tuesday, when Governor Mark Carney is scheduled to participate on a panel with Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as well as the ECB's Mario Draghi and their Japanese counterpart Haruhiko Kuroda.
The market spotlight will shift back towards Asia this week, with Chinese foreign trade data for October due out on Wednesday, followed by fresh figures on the rate of growth of credit in Asia's largest economy on Friday.
The FTSE 100 finished the week up 55. 55 points, or 0. 74%, at 7,560. 35.
The FTSE 100 finished the week down 12. 91 points, or 0. 17%, at 7,505. 03.
All eyes will be on the Bank of England in the coming week, with financial markets having nearly priced-in a first 25 basis point hike in Bank Rate by the Monetary Policy Committee.
The market spotlight will swing back towards the single currency block next week, with the European Central Bank set to announce further details about its plans to taper quantitative easing in 2018 on Thursday.
The FTSE 100 finished the week down 15. 93 points, or 0. 21%, at 7,523. 23.