Greek crisis puts Euro stocks on track for worst day since 2011

lunes 29 de junio de 2015 07:27 GYT

* Athens market shut as Greece imposes capital controls

* $33 bln wiped off euro-zone bank stocks

* Euro STOXX Volatility index rises

* Europe bourses in 2015:

* Asset performance in 2015: (Adds bank market-cap data, Greek assets, comments)

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - Euro zone stocks headed on Monday for their biggest fall since 2011, with southern European banks in particular getting pummelled, after Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls amid deepening crisis.

Some 30 billion euros ($33.30 billion) in market capitalisation was wiped off euro zone banks as investors dumped financial stocks, fearing the ripple effects of a potential Greek exit from the euro zone.

The blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index sank 3.9 percent, with benchmark indexes in Portugal and Italy down 4 to 4.5 percent. European stock-market volatility surged to a fresh six-month high.   Continuación...