High on the domestic business agenda this week is the Enterprise Ireland end of year report on Monday, while the CSO will issue inflation figures for December on Thursday as well as November export and import figures. 

C&C will issue a trading update on Thursday, while CBRE launches its outlook report for 2014 on Tuesday.

Key stats this week also include the release of the Ulster Bank construction PMI and the Bord Gáis energy index for December - both on Monday.

RTE Business will also focus this week on the US reporting season, with quarterly results from the likes of Morgan Stanley on Monday, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo on Tuesday, Bank of America on Wednesday, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Intel on Thursday and General Electric on Friday.

The US Federal Reserve will also issue its Beige Book report on Wednesday night, while other key US data this week includes US retail sales on Tuesday and US inflation figures on Thursday. 

Euro zone data this week includes industrial production figures for November on Tuesday, inflation on Thursday and euro zone construction data for November on Friday.