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: No holiday for H-P The PC giant will report fourth-quarter earnings and shed light on its new CEO, who has gone dark because of a legal spat with Oracle. There is also a raft of economic data, including home sales, jobless claims and consumer spending.
Europe: German economic data German economic data will be in focus next week, with third-quarter gross domestic product and the Ifo business-climate index on tap. Greece’s Alpha Bank and Chilean copper miner Antofagasta are also scheduled to release results.
Asia: Production and trade reports Japan will release its October trade report this week, while Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines will all release third-quarter GDP data.