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Portugal Raises €3.5B In Bond Sale

The Portuguese Treasury has raised €3.5 billion through a bond sale.

The Portuguese Treasury has raised €3.5 billion through a bond sale, The Wall Street Journal reports. The first syndicated bonds are due to mature in 2016. Through the offering, Portugal will have sold €4.7 billion, or about 26% that it expects for 2011.

Portugal received bids worth €6 billion for the sale. Banks, including Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, Caixa-Banco de Investimento, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Morgan Stanley managed the deal, adds The Straits Times.

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