Financial markets will be keeping tabs on a flurry of speeches from top European Central Bank officials, including one by its boss, Christine Lagarde, in the afternoon, at 1330 GMT.
Due out are readings for consumer confidence in Belgium and Germany covering the month of November, at 1400 GMT and 0700 GMT, respectively, alongside final figures for third quarter GDP growth in Germany, at 0700 GMT.
Meanwhile, at 0830 GMT, rate-setters in Sweden are due to announce their latest policy decision.
Further afield, in Asia, central bankers in Seoul are also due to meet to decide on policy, with a 25 basis point hike in the monetary authority´s seven-day repurchase rate anticipated, which would take it to 1.0%.
No major economic reports are scheduled for release in the UK.
All US markets will remain closed on Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving Day.
Thursday 25 November
ActiveOps, Jlen Environmental Assets Group Limited NPV, Latham (James), Motorpoint Group, Omega Diagnostics Group, Polar Capital Holdings, XPS Pensions Group
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Konami Holdings Corporation, Pittards, Toyota Motor Corp.
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3i Infrastructure, Biffa, British Land Company, Castings, CMC Markets, Edge Performance VCT ‘I’ Shares, Electrocomponents, Fuller Smith and Turner 6% 1st Cumulative Preference 1, Fuller Smith and Turner 8% 2nd Cumulative Preference 1, iEnergizer Ltd., Inspiration Healthcare Group , Kainos Group , Mckay Securities, Norcros, Redcentric, Tate & Lyle, Tatton Asset Management , Vodafone Group
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Tetragon Financial Group Limited
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BlackRock Sustainable American Income Trust, BlackRock World Mining Trust, Chenavari Toro Income Fund Limited NPV, Diversified Energy Company , HICL Infrastructure , Land Securities Group, Round Hill Music Royalty Fund Limited NPV, Yew Grove Reit (CDI)
MJ Hudson Group NPV
DX (Group), Hotel Chocolat Group , JPMorgan Global Markets Emerging Income Trust, K3 Capital Group , Origin Enterprises (CDI), Pan African Resources, Quiz
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Ricardo, Thorpe (F.W.)
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Antofagasta 5% Cum Prf, Craneware, Croda International 5.9% Cumulative Preference 1, Croda International 6.6% Cumulative Preference 1, Daily Mail and General Trust A (Non.V), DFS Furniture, Ecclesiastical Insurance 8.625% Non-Cum Irr Pref Shares, Euromoney Institutional Investor, Finsbury Food Group, James Halstead, Lok’n Store Group, REA Holdings 9% Cum. Prf. #1