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Sao Paulo trader commit suicide in the trading pits

Discussion in 'Financial Cents' started by Tango3, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    brazilian trader commits suicide in the brazil stock exchange:
    Trader shoots himself at Brazil financial exchange

    Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:15pm EST

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    SAO PAULO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A Brazilian trader shot himself on Monday in the open outcry pit of Sao Paulo's commodities and futures exchange in an apparent suicide attempt, the exchange said.
    Paulo Sergio Silva, 36, a trader for the brokerage arm of Brazilian banking giant Itau (ITAU4.SA: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz)(ITU.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), shot himself in the chest during the afternoon trading session, the exchange said, and hospital staff said he was in critical condition.
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