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Spain's Popular says to make share issue by mid-November

MADRID, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Spanish bank Popular said on Monday it planned to make its 2.5 billion euro ($3.22 billion) share issue by the middle of November.

"We expect to launch the share increase in the next five weeks, probably by mid-November," said Chief Finance Officer Jacobo Gonzalez-Robatto.

The bank also said it was not planning to make any acquisitions in the short-term.

($1 = 0.7773 euros)

(Reporting By Jesus Aguado, writing by Sarah Morris; editing by Paul Day)

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Keywords: SPAIN POPULAR/ACQUISITIONS