Economic data for the Eurozone and from the U.S, together with the ECB Economic Bulletin will be in focus through the day.
By Geoffrey Smith
European stock markets traded higher Wednesday, on optimism that the global vaccination program will lead to a prompt economic recovery, while attention turns to the annual U.K. budget statement. Europe has been hit very hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. The European Union aims to increase the region's vaccine production capacity to 2-3 billion doses per year by the end of 2021, Industry Commissioner Thierry Breton was quoted as saying in the Italian press on Wednesday.