Gbp/usd - 1.6426 ... Cable has risen in part due to comments fm BOE Governor Mervyn King, who was quoted as saying that U.K. interest rates 'at some point will return to normal lvls'. Offers have been placed abv y'day's high at 1.6490 to protect an option barrier at 1.6500 (stops are building up abv this lvl) while on the downside, bids are likely to emerge at 1.6350/60 n further out fm 1.6320 down to 1.6300. Dow futures are currently down around 10 points...