This morning in London: The FTSE 100 is currently up 11 points at 6757.
The day ahead: UK manufacturing and industrial production is due out at 9.30am. Eurozone retail sales will be released at 10am, followed by German factory orders at 11am. In the US, the CB leading index is due out at 3pm.
All figures correct at 8.30am. All times London time.