Stock markets recover from earlier mini-slump


European stocks were clawing back earlier losses by lunchtime on Wednesday as investors eyed the Jackson Hole symposium and in particular, a speech by Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell.

At 1249 CEST (1149 BST), the pan-European Stoxx 600 was up 0.01% at 431.41.

The CAC 40 in Paris was just above the waterline, rising 0.01% - or 0.54...