Rates decisions from Africa's two largest economies, developments in Ukraine and key US, European and Asian reports are likely to move markets.
America's monthly jobs report and a slew of central bank meetings will dominate this week's economic calendar.
Bankers steel their countries against volatility in the face of a US slowdown on quantitative easing.
This week will bring a possible clarification of the US Federal Reserve Bank’s policy intentions, as well as key economic data from China.
Central bankers in North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Africa will announce their monetary policy decisions and markets will be listening.
The central banks worldwide will take centre stage in the week ahead as they announce their latest rates decisions.
Sudan's central bank says it's ready to pump dollars into the market to halt a "temporary" slide in the Sudanese pound.
A lethal new threat is emerging at the dark heart of the financial system, writes Will Hutton.
Governments rushed out new emergency measures in a desperate bid to stop the haemmorhaging of confidence on Thursday.
Global central banks clubbed together on Thursday to add extra dollar funds to global money markets in a bid to bring down high market interest rates.