UK October services PMI has come in at 56.9, up from 55.3 in September, appreciably better than the median forecast of 55.5 and the highest read since August 2007.

Cable has been marked immediately higher, going from around 1.6495 to 1.6520 in the blink of an eye.

Earlier had been talk of sell orders up at 1.6520/30, will be interesting to see if they hold the line.