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European stocks mixed ahead of ECB meeting

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Europe's main stock markets fell back from solid gains in early trading to close with mixed results on Wednesday, as London's FTSE 100 index of leading companies slipped by a slight 0.07 percent to 6,427.64 points.

Frankfurt's DAX 30 gained 0.62 percent to reach a more than five-year high of 7,919.33 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 declined by 0.35 percent to 3,773.76 points, as markets awaited a monthly rate-setting meeting by the European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday.

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