Eurostoxx 50 Index trades 0.75% up, while the German DAX Index advances 0.65%, and the French CAC index trades 0.73% higher. In the UK, the FTSE Index adds 0.75%.
Bank of England's minutes of its latest monetary policy meeting show that the committee voted unanimously to maintain the bank's target rate at all-tome low 0.5% as well as to maintain the GBP200 billion for it assets purchasing program.
Euro and Pound, flat above multi-month lows
EUR/USD remains trading in a tight range, between 1.4235 and 1.4265 after picking up from fresh three -months low at 1.4215 on Tuesday's U.S. session. Trading volume remains remarkably low ahead of U.S. income/spending and new home sales data.
GBP/USD flat channel seen during Asian session, from 1.5940 to 1.5980 has turned slightly bearish after BoE minutes, as the Pound broke lower to test 1.5920 support.
USD/JPY rejection at 97.85, fresh 2 month high, found support during Asian session at 91.55, and the Dollar ticked up to re-test 91.85 resistance at the time of writing, although, so far, 91.85 remains intact and the USD/JPY trades at 91.80.