Portugal

RPT-Exporters taste credit after Portugal's long lending drought

LISBON, May 24 - In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. But if your company exports, you may be in luck.

RPT-Exporters taste credit after Portugal's long lending drought

LISBON, May 24 - In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. But if your company exports, you may be in luck.

Markets, Bonds, Financials, 25 May 2015

Exporters taste credit after Portugal's long lending drought

LISBON, May 24 - In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. But if your company exports, you may be in luck.

Markets, Bonds, Financials, 24 May 2015

Euro zone not discussing Grexit, may offer concessions-Portugal finmin

LONDON - Greece's euro zone partners are not discussing the prospect of the country leaving the currency union and might offer concessions to Athens' original bailout program, Portugal's finance minister said on Tuesday.

Greece, 05 May 2015

Portugal Socialists promise deficit cuts without austerity if elected

* See deficit gradually falling to 0.9 pct in 2019 on more growth

Bonds, Markets, 21 Apr 2015

Portugal's BPI says no longer in race for Novo Banco

LISBON, April 19 - Portugal's Banco BPI is no longer in the race to buy Novo Banco after the country's central bank picked five out of seven potential bidders last week, BPI said.

Bank of Portugal picks five Novo Banco bidders, sets end-June deadline

LISBON, April 17 - The Bank of Portugal has picked five out of seven financial institutions that had made non-binding bids for Novo Banco, the successor to Banco Espirito Santo after a state rescue last year, and will accept binding offers until the end of June.

Germany calls Greek conspiracy remarks 'foul play', Commission mediating

BRUSSELS - The European Commission said it was seeking to maintain EU unity after Greece accused Spain and Portugal of conspiring against it, triggering complaints from Madrid and Lisbon and a charge of "foul play" from Berlin.

Greece, Spain 02 Mar 2015

Opposition leader in pre-election hot water for lauding Portugal's progress

LISBON, Feb 26 - Portugal's main opposition Socialist candidate for prime minister has drawn criticism within his party and ridicule by the ruling coalition after lauding the country's progress over the past four years - none of it under the Socialists.

Stocks, M&A, Bonds, Markets, 26 Feb 2015

GRAPHIC-Portugal may be the big winner of ECB bond-buying

LONDON, Feb 24 - Portugal's government debt market is likely to benefit more than any other in the euro zone from the European Central Bank's bond-buying programme that starts next month.

Bonds, Markets, 24 Feb 2015
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U.S. says China's island-building erodes security; Beijing angered

SINGAPORE - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday that China's island-building in the South China Sea was undermining security in the Asia-Pacific, drawing a scathing response from the foreign ministry in Beijing.