Nov 1 (Reuters) - European shares rose to a near two-week high on Wednesday, boosted by healthcare stocks, with investors gearing up for the U.S. Federal Reserve's to hold interest rates, as is widely expected, later in the day.
The pan-European STOXX 600 (.STOXX) was up 0.1% by 0825 GMT, set for its third straight day of gains.
Fed policymakers have telegraphed no change to the current 5.25%-5.50% target range for short-term interest rates at their two-day meet. The decision is due at 1800 GMT (2 p.m. ET).
Reporting by Ankika Biswas in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza
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