US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower; bank rout continues

lunes 27 de junio de 2016 09:03 GYT

* European stocks hammered for second day

* Citigroup, JPMorgan, Bank of America fall nearly 2 pct

* Futures down: Dow 114 pts, S&P 12.5 pts, Nasdaq 32.5 pts (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

June 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open lower on Monday, tracking European stocks, as uncertainty over the impact of Britain leaving the European Union limited the appetite for risk.

U.S. banks that have large London operations remained under pressure. Citigroup, Bank of America and JPMorgan were all down nearly 2 percent in premarket trading.

Financial stocks were among the top losers on the S&P 500 index on Friday, swept up in the wake of the shock "Brexit" vote as investors fled to safe-haven assets.

The selloff eroded $2.08 trillion in market capitalization globally - the biggest one-day loss ever, according to Standard & Poor's Dow Jones Indices, trumping the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy during the 2008 financial crisis.

European stocks were hammered for a second day and the sterling fell more than 2 percent. The European banks index on Monday hit its lowest since July 2012.   Continuación...