This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently down six points at 6707
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is up two pips at $1.6202, EUR/USD is up 11 pips at $1.3813 and USD/JPY is down 28 pips at ¥96.99. Brent crude is down 27 cents at $106.75 and gold is down $3 trading at $1343..
Stocks: SVG Capital reported a 3.5% rise in net asset value in the third quarter.
The day ahead: UK GDP is due at 9.30am. In the US, core durable goods orders are out at 1.30pm, followed by the University of Michigan consumer sentiment at 2.55pm and wholesale inventories at 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.30am. All times London time.