Monday, Dec. 23
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, fresh off his election triumph, aims to muscle Brexit legislation through Parliament before the Jan. 31 deadline.
Tuesday, Dec. 24
U.S. financial markets close early on Christmas Eve. Stock markets close at 1 pm; fixed income markets at 2 pm.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in hold a trilateral summit meant to accelerate free trade talks between the nations. In Chengdu, China. Through Dec. 25.
Separately, Abe and Moon will meet amid tensions between the Asian neighbors.
Wednesday, Dec. 25
U.S. and European markets are closed for Christmas Day.
Thursday, Dec. 26
Annular Solar Eclipse
. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon is too far away from the Earth to completely cover the Sun. This results in a ring of light around the darkened Moon.