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Société Générale, Deutsche Bank among biggest losers.
Judges rule the bank shares responsibility for Kerviel's rogue trading in 2008, leaving open the possibility it may have to repay more than $2 billion of tax rebates.
The French government will seek repayment of tax breaks if ex-SocGen trader Kerviel is cleared Friday of alleged fraud that cost the bank $5.5 billion in 2008.
German industrial output growth for June beats forecasts, while a Bank of France survey points to a French third-quarter economic rebound.
Standard Chartered, SocGen and HSBC help pull up the sector.
The French banking giant benefits from the sale of Visa shares and strong operational performance.
Bank of England is expected to cut rates, as more PMI data hits market
Rolls Royce surges 15% in London after reporting a small profit, and revenue ahead of forecast..
Macquarie analysts play happier mood music for the sector, but both the Australian bank and Moody's sound a note of caution for investment banks.
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Bank shares fell as much as 20%, with analysts predicting recession in Britain and a challenge to London's future as a global financial center.
Insurers and banks boost markets around Europe as polls suggest the 'remain' camp is gaining ground.
Bank shares edge lower across the continent, with Credit Suisse and UBS declining after the Swiss central bank tells them to raise another $10.3 billion each.
Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank lose ground, while government bond yields hover near record lows.
China is angling to get its 'A' shares included in a popular index, which would force some big ETFs and mutual funds to shift money into Chinese equities.
Cramer writes this week about choosing stocks to own, not trade; how Disney gets no respect after reporting terrific earnings; and why worry over banks is overdone.
Negative interest rates in Europe are exerting a downward pull on global markets. Instead of getting sucked in by this phenomenon, you can make money.
Anheuser-Busch (BUD) shares closed trading down despite reports that the company is preparing to raise $70 billion to purchase SABMiller.
Mobile growth helped Priceline earnings and an improving European economy benefitted Societe Generale, Cramer says.
European stocks rose on Wednesday as investors reacted to some positive earnings reports and better-than-expected manufacturing and services data for the eurozone.
European markets open sharply lower after the Greek people voted by a landslide to reject austerity measures demanded by creditors. The Chinese government moved to support stocks, to mixed effect.
European banks are leading a slide in finance stocks as investors scramble to avoid the fallout of Greece's failure to strike a deal with creditors over the weekend.