EUR lower ahead of Thursday’s ECB QE announcement; IBEX stumbles again as Madrid prepares to impose direct rule on Catalonia; Yen slips as Abe secures supermajority.
Trump tax plans add support to already convincing stock market rally; IBEX lags behind as Madrid moves to impose direct rule over Catalonia; GBP jumps on optimistic May comments after meeting with EU-27.

European equity markets are expected to open a little higher on Wednesday, with Spain’s IBEX a strong outperformer after Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont adopted a softer stance on independenc