This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently up ten points at 6664.
FX and commodities: GBP/USD is down 19 pips at $1.6128, EUR/USD is down eight pips at $1.3672 and USD/JPY is up 14 pips at ¥98.33. Brent crude is up 30 cents at $109.98 and gold is trading at $1315, down $1.
The day ahead: UK public sector borrowing is due at 9.30am. In the US, non-farm payrolls and unemployment are released at 1.30pm, followed by construction spending and the Richmond manufacturing index at 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.30am. All times London time.