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.
US: Earnings, economic reports on tap Exxon, Chevron, Boeing and Sprint lead a long list of earnings reports. An equally long list of economic data, including GDP, consumer sentiment, unemployment and new-home sales awaits investors.
Europe: BP and Shell report European markets will get their first chance to react to the bank stress tests, with the latest earnings from BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Deutsche Bank and UBS all likely to be closely watched.
Asia: Raft of earnings reports Results due from electronics giants Sony, Panasonic, LG Electronics and Samsung; auto makers Honda and Mahindra, and Japan’s largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ.