Temporary restriction in short selling

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) notifies that it temporarily prohibits short selling in the following instruments under Articles 23 (1) and 26 (4) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012. This follows a decision made by another EU Competent Authority.

Details of the Financial Instruments concerned: Banco Popolare (ISIN: IT0005002883)

This measure is effective from immediately on 18 March 2016 until 23:59 on 18 March 2016.

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