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  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • LONDON, June 23- The cool shade of the hills above Lisbon will offer leading central bankers an escape from the summer heat in the coming week, but there is little they can do to get away from their differing monetary policy conundrums. The highlight of the European Central Bank's "Forum on Central Banking" in Sintra-- the old getaway of Portuguese monarchs-- is likely...

  • LISBON, June 2- Portugal's public prosecutor named Energias de Portugal CEO Antonio Mexia as a suspect in a corruption investigation on Friday after police searched the offices of EDP, grid operator REN and the local division of Boston Consulting Group. A spokeswoman for the prosecutor said Mexia, who has run Portugal's biggest company since 2006, was a...

  • LISBON, June 2- Portugal's public prosecutor named Energias de Portugal CEO Antonio Mexia as a suspect in a corruption investigation on Friday after police searched the offices of EDP, grid operator REN and the local division of Boston Consulting Group. A spokeswoman for the prosecutor said Mexia, who has run Portugal's biggest company since 2006, was a...

  • LISBON, June 2- Portuguese police searched the offices of power utility EDP-Energias de Portugal, grid operator REN and the local unit of U.S. consulting firm the Boston Consulting Group on Friday as part of a corruption probe, the prosecutor's office said. In a statement, it said the investigation is linked to hundreds of millions of euros in state compensation...

  • LISBON- Member of the Supervisory Board Pentti Hakkarainen participates at the CIRSF annual international conference in Portugal 0945 GMT. WASHINGTON- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives a speech at the 17th annual international conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector organized by the IMF/ World...

  • LISBON- Member of the Supervisory Board Pentti Hakkarainen participates at the CIRSF annual international conference in Portugal 0945 GMT. WASHINGTON- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives a speech at the 17th annual international conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector organised by the IMF/ World...

  • *BA now running full schedule at Heathrow and Gatwick. BA, which once marketed itself as "the world's favourite airline" suffered a public relations disaster after it had to cancel all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday. Although BA said it expected to run a full schedule from Heathrow and Gatwick on Tuesday, it was left with work to do...

  • TOKYO- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy at Keio University- 0200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Global Economic Issues" before panel at the "Voices of Experience: A Conversation with Former Treasury Under Secretaries for International...

  • TOKYO- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy at Keio University- 0200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Global Economic Issues" before panel at the "Voices of Experience: A Conversation with Former Treasury Under Secretaries for International...

  • Speaking to Reuters in an interview, Mario Centeno said he was confident about Portugal's improving economic outlook after years in the doldrums during the euro zone debt crisis, when the country was forced to seek a bailout. "The fact is that we are converging with the European Union, we are finally converging." Portugal has been one of Europe's slowest-growing...

  • LISBON, May 24- Portugal's economy is outpacing the official growth forecast, fuelled by exports and investment, and is set to reach more than 3 percent in the second quarter and more than 2 percent for the whole of 2017, the finance minister said on Wednesday. Speaking to Reuters in an interview, Mario Centeno said he was confident about Portugal's improving...

  • **LONDON- European Central Bank to publish Financial Stability Report- 2100 GMT. MADRID- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at First Conference on Financial Stability- 1345 GMT. TORONTO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the C.D.

  • **LONDON- European Central Bank to publish Financial Stability Report- 2100 GMT. MADRID- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at First Conference on Financial Stability- 1345 GMT. TORONTO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the C.D.

  • **NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the MNI Connect Roundtable- 2100 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari holds media Q&A at the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Conference- 1300 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • **NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the MNI Connect Roundtable- 2100 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari holds media Q&A at the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Conference- 1300 GMT. **MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • Very much concerned with Eurogroup's agenda: Portugal Fin Min

    Portugal Finance Minister Mário Centeno comments on the state of the Eurogroup, after reports emerged that Centeno had been scouted to take over from its current President Jeroen Dijsselbloem.

  • There are still challenges facing Europe, says Portugal's Fin Min

    Portugal Finance Minister Mário Centeno says public debt is a problem, but the banking system in Europe is also a matter of concern.

  • Portugal Fin Min: Have to do a lot more work with rating agencies

    Portugal Finance Minister Mário Centeno talks about its relationship with rating agencies, with comment on public borrowing and where Portugal’s economy is heading.