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Ahead of ratings review, old banking fears shake Portugal's bonds

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.

Portugal's 10-year bond yield reverses falls on court's Novo Banco decision

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.

Bonds, Markets, Financials, Apr 28 2016

Portugal's fiscal commitment, EU dialogue support rating -DBRS

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.

Markets, Bonds, Apr 25 2016

UPDATE 1-Spanish, Portuguese 2015 budget deficits badly miss EU targets

* Without Banif recap, Lisbon deficit at 2.8 pct/GDP (adds data on Portugal deficit with Banif recap)

Bonds, Markets, Apr 21 2016

Portugal's deficit, excluding one-off bank support, was 2.8 pct/GDP in 2015

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.

Bonds, Markets, Apr 21 2016

Spain, Portugal miss budget deficit reduction targets in 2015

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.

Bonds, Markets, Apr 21 2016

Brazil bank lobby chief tops Temer's finance minister list, source says

By Patricia Duarte, Guillermo Parra-Bernal and Eduardo Simões

Bonds, Markets, Financials, Apr 20 2016

Portugal at risk of breaking EU budget rules-EU's Dombrovskis

BRUSSELS, April 19 Portugal is at risk of breaking European Union budget rules, European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told a news briefing on Tuesday, adding that an updated assessment would be issued by the EU executive in May.

Currencies, Bonds, Markets, Apr 19 2016

Belgium vs Portugal friendly moved to Portugal: Belgian FA

BRUSSELS A friendly soccer international between Belgium and Portugal has been moved to Portugal from Brussels over security fears after Tuesday's Islamic State attacks in the Belgian capital.

World, Mar 23 2016

Belgium cancels soccer friendly with Portugal after bombs

BRUSSELS The Belgian soccer association canceled next Tuesday's international soccer friendly against Portugal in Brussels over security fears after the Islamic State attacks in the city.

World, Mar 23 2016