Ban on Short Selling

<p>Financial regulators in four European countries have banned short selling in a group of financial institutions and banks in an attempt to stem the current […]</p>

Financial regulators in four European countries have banned short selling in a group of financial institutions and banks in an attempt to stem the current turmoil in the financial markets. Here are the financial institutions currently known to be affected by the ban, which is currently being implemented for 15 days, starting from August 12, 2011:

Belgium  France  Italy  Spain 
Ageas April Group Azimut Holding Banca Cívica
Dexia Axa Banca Carige BBVA
KBC BNP Paribas Banca Finnat Sabadell
KBC Ancora CAC 40 (Index) Banca Generali Banco de Valencia
CIC Banca Ifis Banco Español de Crédito
CNP Banca Intermobiliare Banco Pastor
Crédit Agricole Banca Monte Paschi Sie Banco Popular Español
Euler Hermès Banca Popolare Emilia Banco Santander
Natixis Banca Popolare Etruria Bankia
Paris RE (Partner RE) Banca Popolare Milano Bankinter
Scor Banca Popolare Sondrio Caixabank
 Société Générale Banca Profilo Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo
Banco di Desio e Brian Grupo Catalana de Occidente
Banco di Sardegna Rsp Mapfre
Bolsas y Mercados Españoles
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