This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently up 24 points at 6499.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is down four pips at $1.5623, EUR/USD is down 35 pips at $1.3172 and USD/JPY is down ten pips at ¥99.62. Brent crude is up 24 cents at $115.07 and gold is trading at $1386, down $5.
Stocks: Following yesterday’s alarming profit warning from Ryanair, easyJet has posted some really solid figures. Dixons is also in the news, selling off its Turkish business arm and cutting back on online sales divisions.
The day ahead: The Bank of England and European Central Bank address markets with their latest outlook on interest rates. Although both were very clear about their long-term strategy last time, markets have begun to re-asses rate-change timetables.
All figures correct at 8.15am. All times London time.