Stocks To Watch
Investors will be holding on the edge of their seats throughout Thursday ahead of the possible release of preliminary trial data into Oxford University's Covid-19 vaccine candidate in the The Lancet.
The focus in markets is likely to be on the news-flow around potential Covid-19 vaccines following confirmation that a third phase clinical trial for Moderna Therapeutics's vaccine treatment will go ahead in July as scheduled.
Investors will be closely watching Tuesday morning's data release on UK gross domestic product, following a 20. 4% plunge that pushed the country's economic output down to levels last seen in 2002.
The main economic report scheduled for release at the end of the week is for producer prices in the US during the month of June at 1330 BST.
Financial markets' focus on Thursday will shift back towards the US jobs market to see if the job market recovery has stalled or not.
The focus in financial markets will be on the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, as he delivers his summer economic update.
The market spotlight on Tuesday will be on industrial production data out of Germany and a report on the US jobs market.
With US financial markets closed at the end of the week in observance of the 4 July holiday, the spotlight will be firmly on the results of services sector survey results on both sides of the Channel.
The market spotlight on Thursday will be firmly on the US jobs market, with both weekly and monthly data set to coincide ahead of the 4 July holiday which would be observed during the following day.
The market spotlight on Wednesday will be on global manufacturing, with sector surveys due out in all the major jurisdictions.
The focus in financial markets at the end of the second quarter will be on US central bank chief, Jerome Powell's testimony before the US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee.
The market spotlight on Thursday will shift back towards the US, where a raft of top-tier economic indicators are due out.
Financial markets' focus on Wednesday will be on the release of multiple business confidence surveys across the Continent.
The market spotlight on Tuesday will be on a raft of closely-followed activity surveys for manufacturing and services around the world, with those for the Eurozone and the UK expected to show a sharp improvement in June as lockdown measures have been eased.
Markets' focus at the end of the week will be on the latest UK retail sales data, covering the month of May.
The focus on Thursday will be firmly on the Bank of England's policy decision.
The spotlight in the middle of the week will fall on the latest consumer price data.
The market spotlight on Tuesday will be on US central bank chief, Jerome Powell, as he delivers his semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress.
The focus at the end of the week will be on the UK with the latest reading on gross domestic product potentially set to make for worrisome reading.
Investors' focus on Thursday will shift back towards the US jobs market and in particular to any data points that confirm the surprise increase in payrolls seen in the figures for May.
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