China-US relations in the spotlight
Retail sales from Poland and Canada
Economic calendar is light on the final trading day of the week. Investors will be offered Polish and Canadian retail sales as well as ECB minutes. However, neither of these readings is likely to have a big impact on the markets. China-US relations will be in the spotlight today as the two countries start to fight over Hong Kong.
9:00 am BST - Poland, retail sales for April. Expected: -16.9% YoY. Previous: -7.1% YoY
12:30 pm BST - ECB minutes.
1:30 pm BST - Canada, retail sales for March. Expected: -10.0% MoM. Previous: +0.3% MoM
Central bankers' speeches
3:30 pm BST - ECB's Lane
Noteworthy earnings reports
Alibaba (BABA.US) - before market open
Foot Locker (FL.US) - before market open