The final week of July is going to be a busy one for traders, amid a flurry of global events- earnings in UK, Europe, Asia to key monetary policy decisions from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.
Stateside, the Federal Open Market Committee begins a two-day policy meeting on Tuesday, with the Fed expected to remain on hold, according to the consensus view.
A number of large and diverse companies are expected to report their earnings, including internet names such as Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet.
On the political front, the Democratic National Convention starts on Monday local time, with Hillary Clinton expected to receive her party's nomination as the presidential candidate while the party reels from more than 19,000 pages of hacked emails leaked on Friday by WikiLeaks.
The Bank of Japan will start its policy meeting on Thursday, with markets expecting further asset purchases and a slash in interest rates from governor Haruhiko Kuroda in a bid to prop up the country's lagging economy.
In Europe, the likes of BP, Michelin and LVMH are expected to release earnings, while the preliminary second quarter gross domestic product data for the UK are due Wednesday.
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