The Bank of England will announce the results of its twice-yearly risk assessment on Tuesday. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian.
The IMF will vote on Monday whether to include the yuan, also known as the renminbi), as the fifth member of its special drawing rights currency basket.
The world's two biggest central banks will move decisively in opposing directions next week, with the European Central Bank (ECB) almost certain to ease policy on Thursday and a US jobs report likely to seal the case for a Fed rate hike in December.
Vlieghe said there had been 'a little bit of disappointment' on wage growth. Photograph: Handout/Gertjan Vlieghe. Staff and agencies.
UK growth was dampened by a record drag from weak trade in the third quarter, putting the spotlight on Britain's unbalanced recovery.