Oct 7 (Reuters) - European stocks edged higher on Wednesday
as upbeat earnings reports from UK's Tesco and Germany's Dialog
Semiconductor helped offset uncertainties surrounding a fresh
U.S. stimulus package.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.2% by 0711
Asian stocks and U.S. futures also recovered after sharp
losses on Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump on
Tuesday abruptly called off talks with Democratic lawmakers on
coronavirus relief legislation until after the election.
Dialog Semiconductor jumped 5.4% to the top of
STOXX 600 after it forecast better-than-expected revenue in its
Britain's biggest supermarket chain Tesco gained
3.6% as it reported a jump in sales and forecast full-year
retail operating profit to be at least the same level as
Swedish audiobook streaming group Storytel was
up 3.2% after it beat its third-quarter forecast for subscriber
growth and streaming revenue.
(Reporting by Sruthi Shankar; Editing by Arun Koyyur)