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  • The upgrade does not lead to automatic buying from rating-sensitive investors, but it provides more market-friendly news from southern Europe, along with Greek and Catalan election results and the growing likelihood of further European Central Bank stimulus. In Portugal, the ruling coalition led by Pedro Passos Coelho had around 38.5 percent of the vote.

  • Traditional political parties in Portugal received 70% of vote

    Antonio Mexia, CEO of EDP, says the economic recovery in Portugal will be slow but consistent.

  • Portuguese coalition can push reforms: Caixa Capital

    As Portugal's center-right governing coalition claims electoral victory, Stephan Morais, executive director of Caixa Capital, says Portuguese politics is ruled and constrained by Brussels.

  • Wealthy Chinese look to the Mediterranean Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 12:41 AM ET
    Wealthy Chinese look to the Mediterranean

    Andrew Taylor, co-CEO at Juwai.com, discusses the rising trend of wealthy Chinese outbound real estate investments in the Mediterranean.

  • LISBON, Oct 4- Portugal's centre-right government on Sunday won an election that was a test of its tough austerity stance, but its failure to win a majority in parliament raises the prospect of political uncertainty. Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho would be the first leader in Europe to be re-elected after imposing hardships on voters under international...

  • LISBON, Oct 4- Portugal's centre-right government headed for victory in an election on Sunday that was a vote test of its tough austerity stance, but exit polls showed it was likely to lose its majority in parliament. If Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho retains power, it would be the first re-election of any of the leaders across Europe that imposed hardship on...

  • LISBON, Oct 4- Portugal's centre-right government headed for victory in a election on Sunday after launching tough austerity measures to combat a debt crisis, but exit polls showed it could lose its majority in parliament. "In the name of the coalition we are here to affirm that all the projections that are known point to a clear fact that the coalition Portugal...

  • By Axel Bugge and Andrei Khalip. The general election is the first since Portugal exited an international bailout last year. Minority government has a dismal history in Portugal and many worry it could endanger Portugal's fledgling economic recovery.

  • *Lisbon bourse up 2.1 pct before weekend election. LONDON, Oct 2- European shares closed higher on Friday, as firmer utility stocks and gains on the Lisbon bourse before weekend elections in Portugal propped up markets in spite of weak U.S. jobs data. Consultinvest fund manager Enrico Vaccari said European equities would remain supported by economic stimulus...

  • Why Portugal needs change Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    Why Portugal needs change

    Rui Tavares of Portugal's LIVRE Party discusses possible outcomes of Sunday's national election and why he thinks Portugal needs change.

  • Portugal isn't a focus of political instability for EU

    Ahead of Portugal's elections, Miguel Frasquilho, President of Trade & Investment Agency, talks business and investment responses.

  • Portugal election: Are businesses concerned? Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 4:20 AM ET
    Portugal election: Are businesses concerned?

    Paulo Fernandes, CEO of ALTRI, says as the key political groups are “pro-European” therefore business may not be heavily impacted.

  • 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.

  • 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...