BERLIN, June 29 Portugal will not need a new aid programme if it sticks to European rules, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS, June 29 Spain and Portugal risk European Union sanctions for their public deficits, Italy's prime minister said on Wednesday after an EU summit where leaders discussed member countries' fiscal gaps and banks.
BRUSSELS Spain and Portugal risk incurring sanctions for breaching European Union budget deficit rules when the European Commission takes a delayed decision next month, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Wednesday.
LISBON, May 27 Portugal's prime minister warned Lisbon dock workers on Friday that his patience was running out after a strike that has lasted a month, paralysing the city's ports.
LONDON, April 29 Portugal's borrowing costs rose on Friday after a court decision revived concerns about Lisbon's banks, and the country faced a ratings review that could edge it closer to junk territory and exclusion from the ECB's quantitative easing scheme.
LONDON, April 28 Portugal's 10-year bond yield reversed falls on Thursday after reports that a Lisbon court has provisionally suspended a central bank decision to transfer bonds from "good bank" Novo Banco to Banco Espirito Santo.
LONDON, April 25 Portugal's commitment to fiscal targets and a healthy relationship with its European partners are important supports for the credit rating it needs to remain eligible for ECB bond buying, a senior DBRS official said on Monday.
* Without Banif recap, Lisbon deficit at 2.8 pct/GDP (adds data on Portugal deficit with Banif recap)
BRUSSELS, April 21 Portugal had a budget deficit, excluding one-off government support for the Banif bank, of 2.8 percent of gross domestic product last year, the European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS, April 21 Spain and Portugal had bigger than expected budget deficits last year, badly missing targets set by European Union finance ministers, the European Union statistics office's data showed on Thursday.
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