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Cyprus bourse halts trading Thursday, Friday

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's stock exchange has extended a suspension of trading to Thursday and Friday, hit by a shutdown of banks amid financial turmoil engulfing the island threatened with default.

The bourse said its decision followed that of authorities to extend bank closures to next week.

(Writing by Michele Kambas; Editing by David Goodman)

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