This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently down 27 points at 6414.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is down 31 pips at $1.5516, EUR/USD is down 15 pips at $1.3378 and USD/JPY is up 36 pips at Y97.41. Oil - Brent Crude is up 142 cents at $115.72 and gold is trading at $1424, up $9.
The day ahead: UK realised sales are due at 11am, followed by a statement from Mark Carney at 1.45pm. In the US, pending home sales are announced at 3pm. (All London times.)