Britain’s energy regulator raises cap by almost £100 for 15 million households, as markets wait for non-farm payrolls
In other news, the US drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has asked US regulators to approve its Covid-19 vaccine, which unlike other vaccines is a single shot, and would boost scarce supplies.
Last week, J&J said the vaccine had a 66% rate of preventing infections after being tested on thousands of volunteers in a large global trial.
Related: Johnson & Johnson asks FDA to approve world’s first single-dose Covid vaccine
European stock markets have opened flat to slightly higher.