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This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently up four points at 6685.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is down 22 pips at $1.6801, EUR/USD is down three pips at $1.3801 and USD/JPY is down ten pips at ¥102.51. Brent crude is up 14 cents at $109.35 and gold is trading at $1285, up $1.
The day ahead: The eurozone manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) is expected at 9am, followed by the Bank of England minutes at 9.30am. Later in the morning, the UK Confederation of British Industry industrial order expectations are due out at 11am.
In the US, the manufacturing PMI will be released at 2.45pm, followed by new home sales 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.15am. All times London time.