Bank of Portugal warns of high exposure by banks to govt bonds

May 26, 2015 12:28 PM

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LISBON May 26 Portuguese banks have high exposure to government bonds and to the real estate sector, which represent potential risks to financial stability, the Bank of Portugal said on Tuesday.

In 2014 Portuguese banks held Portuguese government bonds equivalent to 8.3 percent of their assets compared with 7.5 percent in 2013.

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