British by-elections: Three previously safe Conservative seats are up for grabs, including former prime minister Boris Johnson’s constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip. The Tories could lose all three seats, according to polls, posing an existential threat to the party.
UK industrial action: Some 20,000 workers across 14 rail companies are to go on strike today and on Saturday. Consultant doctors go on strike for 48 hours starting today.
Turkey interest rate: Hafize Gaye Erkan, Turkey’s new central bank chief, is to announce the country’s next interest rate move. It could be one of the bank’s biggest-ever pivots after her predecessor cut rates from 19 per cent to 8.5 per cent in two years, sparking an inflation crisis.
Economic data: French consumer confidence figures for June are to be released.
Earnings: Results are expected from ASML, Babcock International, Dassault Aviation, Getlink, Howden Joinery and Publicis, among others. Companies issuing trading updates include easyJet and Vistry Group.
Kingspan Group: Shareholders vote on a proposed delisting from London’s stock exchange.