Temporary restriction in short selling - extension

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) notifies that it extends the temporary prohibition in short selling applied on 11 July 2014 under Article 23 (2) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps.  This follows a decision made by another EU Competent Authority.

Details of the Financial Instrument concerned: Banco Espírito Santo, S.A. (ISIN: PTBES0AM0007).

This measure has been extended until 11:59pm on 15 July 2014.

For further information and details of the temporary prohibition in short selling please see our 11 July RNS and 14 July RNS.