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Bank of Cyprus says 1 billion euros raised


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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cyprus' largest bank says it has bolstered its capital base by raising 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) through a private placement...full story
updated 2014-07-29 06:42 AM
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Bank of Cyprus says 1 billion euros raised

Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cyprus' largest bank says it has bolstered its capital base by raising 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) through a private placement....Fullstory

2014-07-29 06:42 AM

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