Europe banks lose 40b euros in value as Greece shuts lenders
Stoxx 600 Banks Index down as much as 4.4%, the biggest intraday decline since November 2011
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 - 5:50 AM
Lenders in Italy, Portugal and Spain were among the biggest decliners, led by Banco Comercial Portugues. Spain's Banco Popular Espanol SA fell 6 per cent and Banco de Sabadell SA decreased 4.9 per cent.
EUROPEAN banks slumped the most since 2011, erasing more than 40 billion euros (S$60 billion) in market value, after Greece imposed capital controls and shut lenders.
The Stoxx 600 Banks Index fell as much as 4.4 per cent, the biggest intraday decline since November 2011,...