European markets traded higher on Wednesday, after their Asian counterparts pared some losses in a volatile trading day.
In the all-important Chinese market, the benchmark Shanghai Composite index swung widely between positive and negative territory. It closed down 0.4 percent after falling as much as 4.6 percent during the session.
With lack of data from Europe the market will focus on the U.S. economic data as traders continue guessing whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later in September.
SP500 fut.: +0,93%