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UPDATE 3-Portuguese bond rally dims after Fitch upgrade morning fever pitch

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (rewrites throughout, updates prices, adds Germany)

Portuguese yields drop below Italy for first time in almost 8 yrs

LONDON, Dec 15 Portugal's 10-year bond yield fell to its lowest level in more than two years on Friday, trading below Italian yields for the first time since early-2010 ahead of a Fitch Ratings review that could give the country a second investment grade rating.

Bonds, Markets, Dec 15 2017

Portugal set to halve borrowing costs in 2017 as "junk" label fades

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

Bonds, Markets, Dec 12 2017

BRIEF-Moody's maintains stable outlook on Portugal's banking system amid rising growth but still-weak asset quality and capital‍​

* stable outlook on Portugal's banking system amid rising growth but still-weak asset quality and capital‍​

Financials, Bonds, Markets, Oct 19 2017

UPDATE 3-Euro crisis over, Portugal's investment-grade comeback cuts bond yields

* Portugal leads European shares to six-week high (Updates prices)

Portugal's bond yields slide as country returns to investment grade

LONDON, Sept 18 Portugal's 10-year bond tumbled to its lowest level in more than a year on Monday after the country returned to an investment grade rating after 5-1/2 years.

Bonds, Markets, Sep 18 2017

UPDATE 3-Portugal's bond yields record one of year's biggest weekly jumps

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices for close)

Markets, Bonds, Aug 25 2017

Portuguese bond yields set for biggest weekly rise since January

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

Bonds, Markets, Aug 25 2017

Portugal's cork-to-oil mogul Amorim dies at 82

LISBON Americo Amorim, Portugal's richest man with business interests ranging from energy and finance to the world's largest cork producer, Corticeira Amorim , died on Thursday aged 82, a company spokesman said.

People, Campaign Finance Jul 13 2017

Portugal government sees Novo Banco sale completed by November

LISBON The sale of Portugal's state-rescued Novo Banco to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star should be concluded by November following a 500 million euro ($566 million) debt swap that will be launched soon, deputy finance minister said on Wednesday.

Jul 05 2017
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U.S. vetoes U.N. call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

UNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn. | Video