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Portugal yields hit 8-year lows as Wednesday's auction whets appetite

LONDON, April 23 - Portugal's government bond yields hit eight-year lows before an auction on Wednesday of 10-year debt, on optimism around the country's full return to debt markets after three years.

Exit plan unresolved as Portugal's last bailout review kicks off

* Bond yields near 8-year lows; auctions resume on Wednesday

Bonds, Markets, 22 Apr 2014

RPT-Portugal lança pacote 6.000 ME infraestruturas até 2022, 30 pct privados

LISBOA, April 4 - Portugal lançou um pacote de 6.000 milhões de euros (ME) de investimentos em infraestruturas estratégicas para os próximos oito anos, que dará prioridade ao sector ferroviário e aos portos, e que incluirá 1.800 ME suportados por concessões a privados, segundo o ministério da Economia.

Stocks, Markets, 04 Apr 2014

Portugal lança pacote 6.000 ME infraestruturas até 2022, 30 pct privados

LISBOA, April 3 - Portugal lançou um pacote de 6.000 milhões de euros (ME) de investimentos em infraestruturas estratégicas para os próximos oito anos, que dará prioridade ao sector ferroviário e aos portos, e que incluirá 1.800 ME suportados por concessões a privados, segundo o ministério da Economia.

Stocks, Markets, 03 Apr 2014

For better or worse, Portugal's chances for clean bailout exit grow

* Govt to decide on strategy next month, EU still divided

Bonds, Markets, 28 Mar 2014

Oi shares suspended in setback to Portugal Telecom tie-up

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA - Brazil's securities watchdog on Thursday suspended the offer of shares in telecommunications company Grupo Oi SA for up to 30 days, dealing a setback to its planned merger with Portugal Telecom .

Brazil imposes conditions to approve Oi-Portugal Telecom merger

BRASILIA - Brazilian telecommunications company Grupo Oi SA and partner Portugal Telecom SPGS SA will be allowed to merge as long as they agree to meet some conditions, industry watchdog Anatel said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Merkel vows to support Portugal's bailout exit decision

BERLIN, March 18 - Germany will support Portugal in its forthcoming decision on how to exit its bailout programme, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she expected a decision from Lisbon soon partly because confidence in the euro zone was growing.

Bonds, Markets, Financials, 18 Mar 2014

Germany will support Portugal's decision on bailout exit: Merkel

BERLIN - Germany will support Portugal in its forthcoming decision on how to exit its bailout program, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she expected a decision from Lisbon soon partly because confidence in the euro zone was growing.

18 Mar 2014

Germany will support Portugal's decision on bailout exit-Merkel

BERLIN, March 18 - Germany will support Portugal in its forthcoming decision on how to exit its bailout programme, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she expected a decision from Lisbon soon partly because confidence in the euro zone was growing.

Bonds, Markets, Financials, 18 Mar 2014
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Obama reassures Japan, other allies on China as Asia trip begins

TOKYO - U.S. President Barack Obama has said Washington welcomes China's rise but that engagement with Beijing would not come at the expense of its Asian allies - as Chinese state media greeted his arrival in the region with a broadside accusing the United States of wanting to "cage" the emerging superpower. | Video