This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently up 44 points at 6575.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is down one pip at $1.5696, EUR/USD is down three pips at $1.3252 and USD/JPY is up 42 pips at ¥99.99. Brent crude is down 82 cents at $108.69 and gold is trading at $1376, down $10.
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Stocks: Rolls-Royce Group has won a $175 million contract in Kazakhstan.
The day ahead: In the US, the NFIB small business index is due out at 12.30pm.
All figures correct at 8.30am. All times London time.