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European indices are trading stronger today ahead of ECB's policy meeting in Frankfurt, U.S. initial jobless claims later in the day at 13:30 GMT and U.S. unemployment rate and nonfarm payrolls due on Friday. The FTSE 100 index gained +0.04% quoted at 6,719.40 points after earlier in the day U.K.'s Halifax House Price Index was published reading +0.4% in November, compared to -0.4% in October. The BoE left the Asset Purchase Facility unchanged at GBP375 billion. Benchmark interest rates stayed at 0.5%. France's CAC 40 added +0.46% trading at 4,411.97 and Germany's DAX 30 gained +0.52% trading at 10,023.46 points close to an all-time high.