Find out more about this week's important events and view our key company earnings schedule.
View the top 7 stories to look out for (3-7 October) plus key company earnings schedule.In focus: Will non-farms support the Fed's decision?
Join Michael Hewson and Colin Cieszysnki as they cover the most important data release of the month – US non-farm payrolls. Watch the video now >
Will UK PMI data give sterling a boost? Monday & Friday: Manufacturing, construction and services PMI data will provide valuable insight on how the UK economy has coped with June's Brexit vote.
Turbulence ahead for Delta & easyJet Tuesday & Thursday: Monarch Airlines' recent troubles could suggest woes for budget carriers as demand for flights to Europe and Turkey wane on terrorism fears. How will Delta and easyJet fare?
All eyes on US vice-president candidate debate Tuesday: This warm-up to the second presidential candidate debate on 9 October will show US voters if the VP candidates are any more credible than their senior counterparts.
Is Tesco losing the supermarket war? Wednesday: Could Tesco fall short ahead of half-year results as Sainsbury'sreports another quarter of falling sales and Aldi threatens to take more market share with a £300m store revamp?
Markets hungry for more as Yum Brands posts Q3 results Wednesday: With the spin-off of its scandal-ridden Chinese subsidiary almost complete, KFC owner Yum Brands' shares are nearing 52-week highs as investors welcome the resulting dividend hike.
IMF and World Bank annual meetings Friday: Market participants will be on the lookout for significant headlines as the International Monetary Fund and World Bank prepare to hold their annual meetings this week.
Log in to access the instruments shown in bold on the platform. Remember, losses can exceed deposits.Selected company earnings (3-7 October) Monday 3 October Results James Halstead (UK) Full-year Tuesday 4 October Results Darden Restaurants (US) Q1 Delta (US) September sales release Micron Technology (US) Q4 St Ives (UK) Full-year Wednesday 5 October Results Acuity Brands (US) Q4 Constellation Brands (US) Q2 Global Payments (US) Q1 Monsanto (US) Q4 RPM International (US) Q1 Tesco (UK) Half-year Yum! Brands (US) Q3 Thursday 6 October Results DFS Furniture (UK) Full-year easyJet (UK) Q4 sales release Friday 7 October Results No major companies scheduled to report
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