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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​

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

Portugal government sees Novo Banco sale completed by November

LISBON, July 5 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.

RPT-Portugal's bond with China: pioneering debt sale founded on close ties

LONDON, July 3 Portugal is looking to build on its economic and cultural ties with China by becoming the first euro zone country to borrow in the $9.5 trillion Chinese bond market, potentially opening the way for other European governments.

Portugal's bond with China: pioneering debt sale founded on close ties

LONDON, July 3 Portugal is looking to build on its economic and cultural ties with China by becoming the first euro zone country to borrow in the $9.5 trillion Chinese bond market, potentially opening the way for other European governments.

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Zimbabwe's ruling party set to sack Mugabe, sources say

HARARE The leaders of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to approve the dismissal of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader the southern African nation has known since independence 37 years ago, two party sources have said.