US STOCKS-Wall St rebounds as post-Brexit bargain hunt begins

martes 28 de junio de 2016 09:58 GYT

* Financial and tech stocks rebound

* European shares, oil rebound; gold falls

* 1st qtr GDP grows at 1.1 pct rate

* Indexes up: Dow 1.09 pct, S&P 1.11 pct, Nasdaq 1.44 pct (Updates to open)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

June 28 (Reuters) - Wall Street opened sharply higher on Tuesday as investors rushed to pick up stocks after Britain's decision to leave the European Union sparked a massive two-day selloff in global markets.

Banks, which were the worst hit since the referendum on Thursday, were among the most attractive stocks for bargain hunters. The S&P financial index rose 1.32 percent.

Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Citigroup and JPMorgan were all up more than 2.5 percent while Goldman Sachs rose 1 percent.

Global equities commenced a free fall on Friday, losing more than $2 trillion in market capitalization, as investors scrambled to safe havens such as gold and the Japanese yen.   Continuación...