Euro stocks rocked by deepening Greece crisis

lunes 29 de junio de 2015 10:27 GYT
 

* Athens market shut; Greece imposes capital controls

* Some $33 billion wiped off euro-zone bank stocks

* Euro STOXX volatility index surges

* Europe bourses in 2015: link.reuters.com/pap87v

* Asset performance in 2015: link.reuters.com/gap87v (Adds prices, comments)

By Lionel Laurent and Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - Euro zone stocks sold off on Monday, with southern European banks in particular getting pummeled, after Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls.

Investor bets that the European Central Bank would intervene to stem any prolonged market turmoil helped limit the selling during the afternoon.

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.   Continuación...