As stock markets around the world fell amid a sell-off, many investors were pointing fingers at Portugal. Here's why.» Read More
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Shares in one of Portugal's main banks, Banco Espirito Santo, were suspended from trading after dropping another 17 percent, Dow Jones reported.
Global equity markets slumped Thursday amid concerns over U.S. economic growth and weaker-than-expected data from China and the euro zone.
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The BoE left interest rates and its asset purchase target unchanged amid concerns that a strong sterling is choking off an economic recovery.
British luxury brand Burberry on Thursday warned that if exchange rates remained at current levels, that would have a "material impact on profits".
Poland's central bank chief is "embarrassed" by the publication of a secretly recorded discussion between the governor and the interior minister.
Commerzbank may pay between $600 and $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with countries under U.S. sanctions, sources said.
BNP pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, as part of a nearly $9 billion settlement in which it admitted to breaking embargoes.
This brings total capital flight in the first half of the year to around $75 billion.
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European stocks ended the day lower on Thursday, with peripheral stocks leading the declines, as Portugal's PSI 20 Index fell over 4 percent.
Eric Green, senior portfolio manager at Penn Capital Management, said he didn't see any significant indications of a credit markets sell-off, given the "incredible" amounts of credit repair and how sovereign credit bonds had performed recently.
For all the talk of new euro zone rules for helping out troubled banks, none of the solutions are in place yet, says Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe - meaning Portugal is where the "buck stops".