European shares briefly turn flat as banks fall

LONDON, May 24 (BestGrowthStock) – European shares briefly turned
flat in morning trade on Monday, as Spanish banking stocks
reversed early gains on concerns about the impact Bank of
Spain’s bailout of CajaSur, offsetting gains in mining stocks.

By 0834 GMT, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: )
index of top shares was up 0.2 percent at 971.63 points after
earlier being as low as 969.89.

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(Reporting by Joanne Frearson)

European shares briefly turn flat as banks fall