Miners prop up European shares but post-Brexit rally loses momentum

lunes 4 de julio de 2016 04:17 GYT

(ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon - see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

* Pan-European index STOXX 600 down 0.1 percent,

* Miners rise as China stimulus hopes lift copper prices

* Banks among top losers, Deutsche Bank drops

* Monte dei Paschi touches record low on reported ECB request

By Danilo Masoni

MILAN, July 4 (Reuters) - European shares were little changed on Monday with gains among mining stocks on the back of stronger metal prices offset by weakness in the battered banking sector.

The pan-European STOXX 600 index was 0.1 percent down by 0806 GMT, after gaining 7.6 percent in the past four sessions, and the FTSEurofirst 300 was up 0.05 percent.

Stocks rose last week on hopes that the European Central Bank would step in to support markets, easing concerns over any fallout from Britain's decision last month to leave the EU.   Continuación...