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This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently down 20 points at 6605.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is up 24 pips at $1.6057, EUR/USD is up two pips at $1.3531 and USD/JPY is down 13 pips at ¥99.32. Brent crude is up 33 cents at $108.99 and gold is trading at $1375, down $1.
The day ahead: UK public sector net borrowing is due at 9.30am. Jens Weidmann of the Bundesbank speaks at 12.30pm. US consumer confidence will be announced at 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.30am. All times London time.