Greek shares slide as Athens' debt worries weigh on European stocks

lunes 15 de junio de 2015 04:28 GYT

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By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) - Greek shares slumped on Monday, as a lack of concrete progress on the country's debt problems pegged back European stock markets.

Athens' benchmark ATG equity index fell 6.2 percent, underperforming a 0.8 percent decline on the broader, pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index. The ATG is down by around 13 percent since the start of 2015, compared to a 12 percent gain on the FTSEurofirst.

Talks between Greece and its creditors ended in failure on Sunday, with European leaders venting their frustration as Athens stumbled closer to a debt default that threatens its future in the euro.   Continuación...