European stocks lose nearly 450 bln euros in value after China rout

lunes 24 de agosto de 2015 12:58 GYT

(Updates prices)

* FTSEurofirst closes down 5.4 pct

* Worst one-day loss since late 2008, after Lehman collapse

* Euro STOXX Volatility Index hits new highs

* FTSEurofirst lost over 1 trln euros since start of month

* Europe bourses in 2015:

* Asset performance in 2015:

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - European stocks plunged on Monday after a rout in Chinese markets, wiping hundreds of billions of euros off their value and sending one benchmark index to a seven-month low.   Continuación...