All eyes over the coming week will be on the release of the monthly US non-farm payrolls report on Friday, with investors keen to judge whether the jobs market in the world's largest economy is indeed stalling or not.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 164. 38 points at 5,842. 67.
Financial markets' focus over the coming week is likely to be on the head of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, who is due to make at least three public appearances, starting with a panel from the US House of Representatives on Tuesday and again on each of one of the next two days, before the House panel on Covid-19 on Wednesday and the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 25. 04 points at 6,007. 05.
The FTSE 100 ended the week up 233. 01 points at 6,032. 09.
The focus over the coming week will be on what some are billing as a potentially key five-day stretch for Brexit talks.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 164. 49 points at 5,799. 08.
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