Another downgrading for Citicorp and diminished enthusiasm for other money-centers kept banks from broadly joining a market rebound Monday.

While the Dow Jones industrial average snapped back from a 130-point morning slide to finish in the black, bank shares ended mainly in the red- demonstrating that financial stocks continued to be among the hardest hit by continued overseas angst.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.