LISBON - An investigating judge has named Ricardo Salgado, head of Portugal's Espirito Santo banking family and former chief of Banco Espirito Santo (BES) , as a suspect in a long-running money-laundering and tax evasion investigation.
* Lisbon's PSI-20 equity index outperforms with 1.7 pct rise
LISBON - Goldman Sachs's 2.27 percent interest in Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo was acquired on behalf of clients, the U.S. investment bank said in a statement on Wednesday afternoon.
(Repeats to additional subscribers, corrects date of DE Shaw stake acquisition in 13th par to July 14 from June 14)
(Corrects date of DE Shaw stake acquisition in 13th par to July 14 from June 14)
LISBON, July 21 - Portugal's president warned on Monday that fallout from the financial troubles of the founding family of Banco Espirito Santo (BES) could affect the wider economy, while the bank said it was appointing a special financial advisor to help boost its capital structure.
LISBON - Banco Espirito Santo (BES) should be able to tap private investors if it needs to boost its defences against losses, Portugal's central bank governor said on Friday, reiterating that the lender had sufficient capital reserves.
LISBON - A guarantee by Angolan authorities for the troubled loan book of the local unit of Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo (BES) eliminates a major factor of uncertainty for BES, Bank of Portugal Governor Carlos Costa said on Friday.
LISBON - Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo (BES) should have no problems raising capital by bringing in new investors should additional cash become necessary, the Bank of Portugal's governor said on Friday, reiterating that the bank has a capital cushion to meet a range of risks and uncertainties.
* BES-linked Rioforte holding company failed to repay $1 bln debt (Adds Portugal Telecom also likely to be sued)
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