This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently down five points at 6860.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is up four pips at $1.7159, EUR/USD is down six pips at $1.3603 and USD/JPY is down 13 pips at ¥102.06. Brent crude is up two cents at $111.12 and gold is trading at $1322, up $3.
The day ahead: The eurozone retail purchasing managers index is due out at 9.30am. In the US, stock markets are closed as it is Independence Day.
All figures correct at 8.15am. All times London time.