Barclays, RBS Hit Post-Crisis Lows on Banks’ Brexit Plunge

  • Analysts slash earnings estimates as U.K. votes to leave EU
  • Trading in Barclays and RBS briefly halted after rapid drops

U.K., European Banks Bear the Brunt of Brexit Pain

Barclays Plc and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc had their shares halted as the banks plunged to the lowest level since the financial crisis, accelerating declines after the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union sparked fears about political and economic risks.

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