Investors focus at the start of the month will be on the US non-farm payrolls report for February, which is expected to show a somewhat stagnant US jobs market.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 140. 59 points, closing at 6,483. 43 on Friday.
Investors' focus over the coming week will be very much on the UK, as the Prime Minister outlines plans for gradually reopening the economy.
The FTSE 100 ended the week up 34. 23 points, closing at 6,624. 02 on Friday.
The coming week will be back-end loaded, with a raft of key survey results for manufacturing and services sector due out on Friday in many of the world's key economic regions.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 100. 46 points higher, closing at 6,589. 79 on Friday.
Investors' focus over the coming week will shift towards readings on consumer price inflation due out around the world, including in China and the US, both on Wednesday.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 81. 87 points higher, closing at 6,489. 33 on Friday.
Investors' focus over the coming week will be firmly on the Bank of England, as rate-setters meet on Thursday to decide on monetary policy.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 287. 61 points lower, closing at 6,407. 46 on Friday.
Financial markets' focus over the coming week is likely to remain firmly on the Covid-19 pandemic and global attempts to rein it in and stop it.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 40. 64 points lower, closing at 6,695. 07 on Friday.
The spotlight over the coming week is likely to be on progress with vaccination programmes around the world.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 173. 55 points lower, closing on Friday at 6,735. 71.
Gambling firm William Hill said net annual revenue fell 16% to £1. 32bn, reflecting the impact of betting shop closures during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The FTSE 100 ended the week 412. 74 points higher, closing at 6,873. 26 on Friday.
Investors' focus over the coming week will be on a raft of survey results regarding manufacturing sector conditions around the globe and for the US jobs market.
Investors' focus over the coming week will continue to be on Brexit as talks carry over into the final weeks of 2020.
The FTSE 100 ended the week down 17. 57 points at 6,529. 18.
The coming week will be extraordinarily busy with financial markets' focus expected to continue to be on the prospects for a Brexit deal and for a new fiscal stimulus package Stateside.
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