Espirito Santo Financial Group, the largest shareholder in Banco Espirito Santo, suspended trading in its shares and bonds, citing "material difficulties" at parent company ESI. Photo: EPA

Espirito Santo problems spook global markets

Wall Street and euro tumble after Portugal's top bank unveils exposure to troubled parent firm

Espirito Santo Financial Group, the largest shareholder in Banco Espirito Santo, suspended trading in its shares and bonds, citing "material difficulties" at parent company ESI. Photo: EPA
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