Friday preview: UK retail sales, EU leaders' summit in focus
The median forecast from economists is for growth of 5.8% month-on-month following a 18.1% downdraft in the month before.
Also due out on home shores are the latest monthly public sector borrowing figures.
Across the Channel meanwhile, European Union leaders are scheduled to hold a teleconference to discuss the EU Commission's proposal for a €750bn reconstruction fund.
Stateside, the sole economic report will cover the country's first quarter current account deficit.
Further afield, rate-setters at Russia's central bank will announce their latest policy decision.
Friday 19 June
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