Stock markets near record highs ahead of Trump tax reforms – business live

All the day’s economic and financial news, as investors wait details of president Trump’s tax plans

European stock markets will probably have closed before we hear details of Trump’s tax proposals.

According to The Hill, an announcement is expected at 1.30pm Washington time, or 6.30pm BST.

After two solid days, European stock markets are taking a little breather.

The UK, French and German indices have all dipped in early trading:

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