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Indicators: Euro zone Markit services PMI (Dec); Euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI (Dec).
Meetings: Independent News & Media EGM (Conrad Hotel, Dublin 2).
Other: Speech by European Central Bank president Mario Draghi.

Results: Heico.
Meetings: Symposium on the financialisation of society (Neil Hoey Theatre, Trinity College Dublin).
Indicators: Irish agricultural price indices (Oct); Euro zone consumer price index (Nov); Euro zone labour cost (Q3); German ZEW survey – economic sentiment (Dec).

Results: Fed Ex; Lennar; Neiman Marcus; Oracle.
Indicators: Irish planning permissions (Q3); UK claimant count change (Oct); German IFO – business climate (Dec); Chinese house price index (Nov).
Other: US Fed monetary policy statement, Bank of England minutes.

Results: Accenture.
Meetings: European Council meeting (Brussels).
Indicators: Irish wholesale price index (Nov), Irish balance of international payments (Q3), Irish quarterly national accounts (Q3), Irish consolidated banking statistics (Q3); UK retail sales (Nov).

Results: Advanced Technologies.
Meetings: European Council meeting (Brussels).
Indicators: Irish tourism and travel (Q3), Irish information society statistics – enterprises (2013); Euro zone consumer confidence (Dec); UK gross domestic product (Q3); US gross domestic product annualised (Q3).
Other: Bank of Japan interest rate decision.