The video clips below provide a handy summary of the reports expected on the economic, financial and corporate front around the globe during the week ahead.
Europe: Results and rates in focus
Metro and Carrefour report fourth-quarter sales, Cadbury fights for its independence and the European Central Bank (ECB) issues its rate decision.
Asia: Results in India
China’s December trade data will be a key focus next week. Also, India’s earnings season kicks off with results due from technology companies Infosys Technologies (NYSE:INFY) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS.NS).