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Italy, Spain Extend Short-Selling Bans, Esma Says

September 28, 2011

Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Italian and Spanish financial market regulators extended temporary bans on short selling of financial shares that were introduced last month in a bid to stem market volatility, the European Securities and Markets Authority said in an e-mailed statement.

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