European shares pulled lower by banks hurting from Brexit decision

miércoles 6 de julio de 2016 04:32 GYT

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* STOXX 600 and FTSEurofirst 300 down around 0.6 pct

* Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse touch record lows

* Property stocks fall

By Sudip Kar-Gupta

LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - European stocks fell on Wednesday, led lower by major banks, amid persistent worries over Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

The pan-European STOXX 600 and the similar FTSEurofirst 300 index were both down 0.6 percent.

The STOXX Europe 600 banks index fell 1.8 percent, with shares in Spain's Caixabank down 2 percent after Caixabank warned it expected a 1.25 billion euro ($1.4 billion) hit related to mortgage clauses.

Shares in Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse also touched record lows, as investors' concerns mounted over the impact of Britain's decision to leave the EU on the European economy and its banks.   Continuación...