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  • BES has 'capital, not solvency issues': Pro  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says Banco Espirito Santo has capital problems not solvency issues.

  • Espirito Santo problem won't spread: Pro  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    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.

  • BES has 'good solvency': Ex-Portugal PM  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Government 'won't pay for' BES: Ex-Portugal PM  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says the government will not pay for Banco Espirito Santo.

  • Banco Espirito Santo 'unlikely to default': Pro  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Italian banks 'resilient': Banking body  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Yen won't stay strong for long: ANZ  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Why fears over Portugal may be overblown  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:03 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, discusses the concerns surrounding the euro zone's periphery markets.

  • Portugal fears won't be systemic: Pro  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    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."

  • Portuguese bank already ran afoul of US in 2012 Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass an ATM outside the headquarters of Banco Espirito Santo SA, Portugal's biggest publicly traded bank, in Lisbon, Portugal.

    The Fed issued a cease-and-desist order and a $975,000 fine to Banco Espirito Santo for a violation in 2012.

  • Portugal bank woes  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    Banco Espirito Santo was fined $975,000 by the Federal Reserve in 2012. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to the fine.

  • Trading suspended on Banco Espirito Santo: Report Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:27 AM ET
    Pedestrians carry umbrellas past an Banco Espirito Santo SA branch in Lisbon, Portugal.

    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.

  • Cashin: Prevent contagion in Portugal  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:22 AM ET

    Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses how problems in Portugal have spilled over to spook the U.S. stock market.

  • EU shares tank amid Portugal banks fears  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Karen Tso reports there's a selloff in global markets triggered by disappointing economic data and concerns around troubled Portuguese banks.

  • Europe 'papered over' its problems: Pro  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services shares his thoughts on what's prompting the selloff in European markets.

  • Fears surface around Portugal's banks  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Karen Tso reports European shares fell sharply on weak economic data and fears about Portugal's banks.

  • Portugal will not backtrack on reforms: Pro  Sunday, 18 May 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Antonio Barroso, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the Portuguese government will not backtrack on its tough austerity reforms, but will need to offer voters incentives ahead of the election.

  • 'No risk' ahead for Portugal: Pro  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief euro area economist at Barclays, comments on Portugal and says that while challenges remain, overall the picture is positive.