This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently up 12 points at 6857.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is down two pips at $1.6751, EUR/USD is down 18 pips at $1.3617 and USD/JPY is up 19 pips at ¥101.96. Brent crude is up 34 cents at $109.78 and gold is trading at $1245, down $4.
The day ahead: The eurozone manufacturing purchasing managers index is due out at 9am, followed by UK manufacturing, mortgage approvals and money supply at 9.30am.
In the US, the manufacturing PMI will be released at 2.45pm, followed by ISM manufacturing PMI and construction spending at 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.15am. All times London time.