European stock markets end higher as investors focus on upcoming central bank meetings

European stock markets closed higher on Tuesday as investors are focusing on the upcoming central bank meetings by the U.S. Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan, and Bank of England.

The table below demonstrates the performance of major European stock markets:

Stoxx Europe 600 hiked 0.82%
German stock index – DAX added 0.20%
French stock index – CAC 40 gained 0.47%
UK stock index – FTSE 100 climbed 1.54%
Italy’s stock index – FTSE MIB advanced 0.87%
Spain’s stock index – IBEX 35 inched up 1.47%
Russia’s stock index – IMOEX rose 1.73%