British home prices rise for the fifth straight month in September.
Markets will track two deadlines in the US -- 1 October and 17 October.
US politicians have until 30 September to decide on how to fund the American government.
Market players unsure about the future of the Fed's 'easy-money' policies.
Merkel's centre-right coalition may partner with centre-left SDP to form a government.
US Treasury expected to hit its $16.7tn borrowing ceiling around mid-October.
Current pace of US growth does not justify tapering $85bn stimulus programme.
Markets have already factored a $10bn per month reduction in US stimulus.
Fed may trim its bond-buys by $10bn from September onwards.
Progress in gender balance but UK banks still lag behind biggest European banks.
Larry Summers blamed for helping to cause the financial crisis.
US central bank expected to taper QE by several billion dollars.
Western powers want the Syrian government to hand over its chemical weapons.
US and Russia to explore a diplomatic solution to solve Syrian crisis.
Analysts are cautious about privatisation of British institution.
Robust China data and rally in Asian and US markets are expected to help European stocks.
Market participants to track widely-watched US nonfarm payrolls data today.
World leaders meet in St. Petersburg to discuss Syria and the global economy.
Debates over Syria to top the agenda at this week's G20 summit in Russia.
Market participants to track UK construction PMI and Spanish unemployment data today.
US military strikes to take place only when Congress approves the action.
Britain's benchmark FTSE 100 index opened 0.2% higher
Market participants to track speeches by US Federal Reserve presidents against backdrop of Syria uncertainty.
US airstrikes in Syria could begin within days after hawkish words from leaders.
US Treasury Department may hit debt ceiling in October.
Markets await US durable goods orders data that will shed light on state of US factory activity.
Markets participants to track the second estimate for second quarter UK GDP today.
Markets still awaiting clarity on planned QE taper by US Federal Reserve Bank
Markets await clues from the US Federal Reserve on the future pace of its QE stimulus
British engineering firm Kentz rejected Amec and M+W's takeover bid, saying both undervalued the company