The Week Ahead: BP, Toyota Earnings and Fed, Asia Monetary Decisions

by: Prieur du Plessis

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.

U.S.: Vote, Fed in the spotlight
Midterm elections and central bank moves to spur economic growth will be the top headlines in the market in the coming week.

Europe: Telecoms and banks
BP (NYSE:BP), Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) and BNP Paribas (OTCQX:BNPQY) report earnings next week, and the Bank of England unveils its latest rate decision.

Asia: Monetary policy decisions
Monetary policy decisions from Australia, India and Japan will take center stage in Asia this week, while Coal India debuts and Toyota (NYSE:TM) and Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) announce earnings.

Source: MarketWatch (here, here and here), October 29, 2010.