European shares opened higher on
Wednesday and were set for a second day of gains as sentiment
towards the Sino-US trade dispute lifted after U.S. President
Donald Trump sounded upbeat about a deal in a Reuters interview.
British Prime Minister Theresa
May could not have been surprised about the triggering of a no
confidence vote against her and wants to move on with it
quickly, the chairman of a Conservative committee which will
organise the vote said on Wednesday.
A top executive of Chinese
telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a
Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver
at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute.
Chinese stocks ended slightly higher on
Wednesday on easing trade tensions with the U.S. and hopes of a
domestic stimulus package, amid subdued market activity for the
second day as investors remained cautious ahead of the year-end.