This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently up nine points at 6730.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is up 29 pips at $1.6196, EUR/USD is up 13 pips at $1.3811 and USD/JPY is up 19 pips at ¥97.61. Brent crude is up 47 cents at $104.42 and gold is trading at $1350, down $1.
The day ahead: In the US, industrial production is due out at 2.15pm, followed by pending home sales at 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.30am. All times London time.