jpmorgan 02The big bank bloodbath: losses near half a trillion dollars

 

This is a marketwatch.com article.

 

Big banks are nearly half a trillion dollars in the hole.

Since the start of 2016, 20 of the world’s bigger banks have lost a quarter of their combined market value. Added up, it equals about $465 billion, according to FactSet data.

Brexit isn’t all to blame. True, bank stocks have plummeted since the U.K. voted last month to leave the European Union. But they have been losing value since the start of the year, when a group of factors—the Chinese economy, the path of U.S. interest rates, oil prices—weighed on the markets.

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