European stocks ahead before Fed

The Paris CAC 40 won 0.22 percent to 4,857.85 compared with Tuesday's closeIn initial trade, London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies added 0.22 percent to 6,379.62 points. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 won 0.34 percent to 10,728.16 points with Volkswagen posting better than expected results, while the Paris CAC 40 won 0.22 percent to 4,857.85 compared with Tuesday’s close. “The Federal Reserve will be making its penultimate decision of 2015, with policymakers probably more divided about when to raise rates than at any other time in the past few years,” noted CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson.

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