European Central Bank is Said to Be Purchasing Portuguese Government Bonds

The European Central Bank bought Portuguese government bonds, according to three people with knowledge of the transactions, who asked not to be identified because the deals are confidential.

A spokesman for the ECB in Frankfurt declined to comment.

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