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This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently down 15 points at 6824.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is down five pips at $1.6928, EUR/USD is down ten pips at $1.3830 and USD/JPY is up six pips at ¥101.73. Brent crude is up 33 cents at $108.39 and gold is trading at $1290, up $1.
The day ahead: UK industrial and manufacturing production, and trade balance figures will be released at 9.30am. In the US, NIESR GDP estimates and wholesale inventories will be released at 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.15am. All times London time.