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  • Confident of support: Portugal Economy secretary Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    Confident of support: Portugal Economy secretary

    Portugal’s Secretary of State for the Economy Leonardo Mathias says he’s confident voters will support the government for another four years.

  • Hoping for bi-partisan Portuguese govt: Finangeste President

    Paul Schelfhout, president of Finangeste, comments on how the Portugal election may pan out for investors.

  • It's an unusual position for China after being cast for years as the country that drained manufacturing jobs from the West. For Europe's battered economies like Greece or Portugal, it's welcome relief as they try to tame rampant unemployment. Rui Riso, head of the 41,000- member Portuguese bank workers' union, says Chinese acquisitions in Portugal have not...

  • Why Portugal’s election bucks the trend Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    Why Portugal’s election bucks the trend

    Daniele Antonucci, European economist at Morgan Stanley, explains why this weekend's elections in Portugal is unusual.

  • From Lisbon and Madrid to Dublin, incumbents are gaining ground in opinion polls while the opposition is split among mainstream and radical parties, reducing the prospect of ousting sitting prime ministers and also encouraging investors to buy their countries' debt. One explanation is a gathering economic recovery, which is strongest in Ireland and Spain...

  • Portuguese bond yields fall 10 days before election Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 7:08 AM ET

    *Portuguese election "market neutral"- Citi. Portugal outperformed all the large euro zone debt markets, where yields were flat or slightly higher. "The latest polls are quite surprising, the data in the last week have pointed surprisingly to a much stronger outcome for the current government," said Christian Lenk, rate strategist at DZ Bank.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 18- Brazil will boost its Internet communications to reduce dependence on U.S. hubs and be able to host global data centers for heavy users like YouTube and Netflix Inc, Jorge Bittar, head of state-run telecoms company Telebras, said in an interview. At present, all submarine fiber-optic cables connect Brazil to the Internet through the United...

  • BRASILIA, Sept 18- Brazil will boost its Internet communications to reduce dependence on U.S. hubs and be able to host global data centers for heavy users like YouTube and Netflix, Jorge Bittar, head of state-run telecoms company Telebras, said in an interview. In a move late next year that will bring the Internet to remote corners of Brazil, European...

  • UPDATE 1-Euronext nominates St+¬phane Boujnah as CEO Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    Boujnah is head of continental Europe at Santander Global Banking and Markets, the global business unit of Spain's Grupo Santander. He has also worked for Deutsche Bank AG, Credit Suisse Group AG and the French government. Amsterdam- based Euronext operates stock exchanges and fixed-income and derivatives markets in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, London and...

  • *Estimated HK $1.57 tln a year channelled through Macau. HONG KONG, Aug 30- Just days after authorities raided five pawn shops in the Chinese territory Macau, many of the neon-lit stores in the world's biggest gambling hub are still letting punters make fake purchases to skirt rules on how much cash they can take out of China. The transaction, which took less than 10...

  • The 'original sin' threatening the euro: Ken Rogoff Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 9:56 AM ET
    Ken Rogoff, Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

    Mistakes made dealing with the 2010 European debt crisis are coming home to roost in the current Greek drama, Harvard economist Ken Rogoff tells CNBC.

  • Why markets are shrugging off Greece's 'No' vote Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 8:52 PM ET
    Why markets are shrugging off Greece's 'No' vote

    Francisco Torralba, senior economist at Morningstar Investment Management, outlines two reasons why the Greek crisis seems to be having a limited impact on global markets.

  • *Ukraine crisis makes NATO strategy paper look outdated. BRUSSELS, July 6- NATO is preparing for a long standoff with Russia, reluctantly accepting that the Ukraine conflict has fundamentally transformed Europe's security landscape and that it may have to abandon hope of a constructive relationship with Moscow. The "strategic concept," adopted by NATO leaders...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to July 7 Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo participates in "Conversation on the Economy and Financial Regulation" before the Council on Foreign Relations- 1200 GMT. WINDSOR, Canada- Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri will give a speech to the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce- 1610 GMT. LAUSANNE, Switzerland- Swiss...

  • Time to worry about Europe's diverging bond yields? Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 7:38 PM ET
    Should you worry about Europe's diverging bond yields?

    While Portuguese spreads have widened, they remain at a fraction of the gaps seen in 2010 and 2011, says Adam Posen, president of Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE).

  • BRUSSELS, June 11- Unable to match China's offer of $250 billion in investment in Latin America, the EU sought ways on Thursday to avoid being marginalized in the region, offering new trade deals, visa-free travel and deeper ties. At a two-day summit with Latin American leaders in Brussels, European leaders briefly put aside concerns about Greece, Ukraine and...

  • Lenders being hit by low rates: Portuguese Banks Association

    Professor Manuela Marques, secretary general of the Portuguese Banks Association, explains how low interest rates are hitting the country's lenders.

  • *Profit up 66 pct in year to March 31. DUBLIN, May 26- Ryanair forecast a 10 percent rise in profit and passenger numbers in its current financial year as it targets more primary airports and improves its online offering to compete better with rivals such as easyJet and former flag carriers. Ryanair has made huge strides in catching up with rivals since launching...

  • SINTRA, Portugal, May 25- Celebrated among Europe's elite as a model of how to reform an economy after a debt binge, Portugal's enthusiasm for change has waned as Europe loses its appetite for further belt-tightening. They have declared Portugal, following on the heels of Ireland, a recovery success story after a debt crisis that started with a financial crash and...

  • *Private sector more indebted in Portugal than in Greece. LISBON, May 24- In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. Unlike in Spain, Italy or even Greece, credit to companies is still shrinking, but thanks to money printing by the European Central Bank, it may now be stabilizing, with loans to exporters on the rise.