– The main focus for markets this week is the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting that ends on Wednesday.

Besides the Fed, Monday sees a key speech from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

On Tuesday, a report from the Zew Institute on German economic sentiment is on the agenda.

Wednesday sees the UK produce what will be closely-watched retail sales data.

The Bank of Japan will announce its own rate decision on Thursday.

Finally, Canada will be in the spotlight on Friday, with reports on inflation and retail sales. 

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