After Tuesday’s falls in the wake of the latest North Korean missile launch, markets have regained some of the lost ground.
Meanwhile the pound is also recovering after its Brexit-induced weakness.
On a busier day for economic data, UK mortgage approvals moved higher but consumer credit slowed.
Eurozone economic sentiment also improved and hit a ten year high, although the UK figure showed a decline.
In the US, GDP grew by a better than expected 3% annualised in the second quarter, while private sector employment also beat forecasts.
The FTSE 100 is currently up 0.47%, while Germany’s Dax is 0.62% better and France’s Cac has climbed 0.58%.
But on Wall Street, markets are struggling after President Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer” regarding North Korea.
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