Portuguese translation: mantiveram demasiado tempo
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English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) / Empreendedorismo
English term or phrase:kept far
Misrepresentations of top executives can jeopardize the efficiency of the financial markets. In particular, the accounting misrepresentations at companies such as WorldCom and Qwest, kept far too much capital flowing for too long into the telecom sector - perhaps $30 billion, much of that in bonds that will never be paid back.
kept far = (as declarações falsas) impediram que...?