|A Paris court sentenced former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel, 33, to three years in prison.|
European Markets - Bank Stocks Rise In Choppy Trading
European stocks were mixed Wednesday although fading equity sentiment following a rare credit downgrade for China and the developing security situation in the U.K. kept investors in a caution mood.
European stocks slumped Wednesday as the latest skirmish in Washington, over President Donald Trump's unorthodox stewardship of the Oval Office left markets jilted.
With most stocks having notched up strong gains in the wake of the first round of French election, there was little upside left to be gained following Sunday's vote.