Philippe Bodereau, global head of financial research at PIMCO, says the problems associated with Banco Espirito Santo do not threaten the financial stability of euro zone banks.» Read More
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says Banco Espirito Santo has capital problems not solvency issues.
LONDON, July 11- Major currency markets were steady in Europe on Friday, having ridden out a day of ructions on European stock markets with only minimal moves on the euro and yen.
Paulo Soares de Pinho, associate professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, says the issues at Banco Espirito Santo won't spread across Portugal.
Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says Banco Espirito Santo has a "good solvency situation" but the family behind the lender has questions to answer.
Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says the government will not pay for Banco Espirito Santo.
Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, says there are "question marks" around the amount of capital Banco Espirito Santo has, but the lender is unlikely to default.
Edward Hugh, an independent economist, says the euro zone debt crisis has not returned but the issues in Portugal are a "warning shot" that it might be back soon.
Giovanni Sabatini, managing director of the Italian Banks Association, says Italian Banks are in "good shape" and have worked hard to prepare for the asset quality review.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, expects the Japanese yen to weaken against the U.S. dollar soon if the problems in Portugal's banking sector don't escalate.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, discusses the concerns surrounding the euro zone's periphery markets.
James Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, expects markets to recoup losses once investors realize that fears over Portugal's banking sector are "individual and isolated."
LISBON, July 10- European and U.S. stock markets fell, and bond yields of Europe's southern nations rose on Thursday as investor fears over financial troubles at the family-owned holding companies behind Portugal's largest listed bank spilled across markets and borders.
The Fed issued a cease-and-desist order and a $975,000 fine to Banco Espirito Santo for a violation in 2012.
Banco Espirito Santo was fined $975,000 by the Federal Reserve in 2012. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to the fine.
LONDON, July 10- Concern about the health of a parent company of Portugal's largest bank hurt bonds from the euro zone's periphery on Thursday, curbing demand at Greece's second debt sale following its 2012 default.
*Portugal's worries about BES group have regional reverberations. LONDON, July 10- Concern about the health of a parent company of Portugal's largest bank hurt bonds from the euro zone's periphery on Thursday, curbing demand at Greece's second debt sale following its 2012 default.
Shares in one of Portugal's main banks, Banco Espirito Santo, were suspended from trading after dropping another 17 percent, Dow Jones reported.
Portugal suspends the trading in Banco Espirito Santo shares, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses how problems in Portugal have spilled over to spook the U.S. stock market.
CNBC's Karen Tso reports there's a selloff in global markets triggered by disappointing economic data and concerns around troubled Portuguese banks.