India, Sept. 11 -- European stocks are likely to open higher on Wednesday, with a growing sense of optimism over China-U.S. trade talks and hopes that global central banks would unleash further stimulus likely to underpin sentiment.

The next round of U.S.-China trade talks are likely to restart next week, with a senior White House adviser urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

Analysts are split over what to expect from the European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday, while the Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates once again when it meets next week.

Meanwhile, after firing his hawkish national security adviser, John Bolton, President ...