LONDON (Reuters) - 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.
The Euro zone STOXXE <.STOXXE> index was up 0.7 percent at 0829 GMT with most bourses across the continent in the black.
Despite the general upbeat mood, trading updates from retailers saw the overall sector fall 1 percent.
Shares of Zara owner Inditex
A profit warning for British fashion retailer Superdry
Also in Britain, Dixons Carphone
(Reporting by Julien Ponthus; Editing by Andrew Heavens)