European markets moved higher Wednesday, as investors awaited Federal Reserve monetary policy guidance and the outcome of high level trade talks between the U.S. and China. The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index closed up 0.36 percent to 358.51 during Wednesday deals.
Europe’s personal and household goods sector led the gains, up more than 1.7 percent amid earnings news by the mid-afternoon. France’s LVMH was the top sectoral performer after the Paris-listed stock reported strong annual results in the final three months of 2018. Shares of the company jumped nearly 7 percent.