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  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks in lower house of parliament for semi-annual hearings on monetary policy- 0000 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure delivers opening remarks at a meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT.

  • On 28 November 2018 the major Greek unions have called for a nationwide 24-hour strike to protest against austerity measures. 

    There was a time when European governments couldn't utter a fiscal policy statement without mentioning the word "austerity." Now, the policy seems to be out of favor. the concept seems to have all but disappeared from public discourse.

  • Not only is the region "very entrepreneurial," it also boasts a highly educated population and "off the charts" economic growth, said Cisco's Vice President and Global Innovation Officer Guy Diedrich.

  • OTTAWA- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins and the Maryam Monsef, Canadian minister of Status of Women, will deliver remarks at Museum exhibition preview A Noteworthy Woman, Bank of Canada Museum, Ottawa, ON- 1500 GMT. BRUSSELS- The Vice President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis, responsible for the euro and financial services,...

  • LISBON, Nov 9- Taxify, a European-based rival to Uber and the leading app-based taxi-hailing platform in Africa, expects to grow its African business ten-fold over the next two years while it works to dethrone Uber in Europe, its chief executive told Reuters. As for Europe, where Taxify has sought to capitalise on mounting driver resistance to Uber over pay and...

  • LISBON, Nov 8- Portuguese educational toymaker Science4You plans to float shares worth up to 15 million euros next year to stoke further expansion in a fresh sign that small technology firms may revive the country's anemic IPO scene. Portugal's IPO scene had been in a dry spell for most of the past decade following the 2008 world financial crisis and Portugal's...

  • LISBON, Nov 6- Samsung Electronics expects strong growth at its audio and auto electronics unit Harman, which has put the company "firmly in the picture of the automotive industry" as it eyes the autonomous car market, its chief strategy officer said. Samsung, the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer, bought Harman last year for $8 billion.

  • LISBON, Nov 6- Portugal plans to build an international launch pad for small satellites in the Azores and has agreed with China to set up a joint research centre to make satellites on the mainland, its science and technology minister said on Tuesday. The government has received tentative proposals from 14 consortiums from Europe, the United States and Russia to...

  • LISBON, Nov 5- Web Summit, Europe's biggest technology conference, is helping to stoke a "reboot" of Portugal's capital city as a start-up hub as the country continues its emergence from a crippling debt crisis, the event's founder said. Founder Paddy Cosgrave signed an agreement this year to keep the event in Portugal for another ten years, marking a huge boost for...

  • LISBON- Swedish Central Bank Governor Stefan Ingves talks about Basel III at Banco de Portugal- 1000 GMT. BERLIN ECB Supervisory Chief Daniele Nouy gives keynote speech at the 6th Financial Stability Conference organized by Financial Risk and Stability Network in Berlin- 0905 GMT. Elisa Ferreira, Vice Governor of the Bank of Portugal, Daniele Nouy, Chair of the...

  • LISBON, Oct 23- London's popularity among Europe's tech startup hubs has slumped as Brexit approaches and the city only kept its top spot in an European industry survey published on Tuesday by a narrow margin. The survey of 540 tech founders showed that London's popularity dropped to 41 percent in 2018 in a weighted vote, down from 55 percent in 2017. Berlin...

  • Cristiano Ronaldo runs for the ball during a Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid CF game on April 26, 2015.

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been left off Portugal's national team squad for a pair of upcoming matches, the decision coming as the soccer great fights rape allegations in the U.S.

  • *Portugal plans to sharply increase lithium production. LISBON, Sept 25- Portugal intends to launch a tender of lithium exploration licences by the end of the year under a plan to become Europe's top supplier of the metal used in the batteries that power electric cars. In an interview with Reuters, Jorge Seguro Sanches, the secretary of state for energy, set out the...

  • The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.

    Germany could help to stabilize and balance the euro area economy by stimulating its domestic spending. Unfortunately, the most recent data are showing exactly the opposite, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

  • Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary speaks during a press conference in London on August 2, 2017.

    Ryanair is bracing for its largest ever one-day strike on Friday with pilots based in five European countries set to walk out, forcing the cancellation of about one in six of its daily flights at the height of the holiday season.

  • EXCLUSIVE- BRAZIL'S INTERCEMENT CONSIDERS LONDON, FRANKFURT, LISBON, AMSTERDAM AS ALTERNATIVES TO LIST EUROPE, AFRICA OPS- SOURCES.

  • SAO PAULO, July 31- Brazil's InterCement Participações SA, one of Latin America's largest cement producers, plans an initial public offering of its operations in Europe and Africa early next year, two sources with knowledge of the matter said this week. Camargo Correa SA, the controlling shareholder in InterCement, expects its operations in Portugal and...

  • Juventus fans buy the shirt of Cristiano Ronaldo in the Juventus Store.

    The deal suggests that streaming services are also disrupting the market for live sports, long considered a stable of cable packages. 

  • Trump claims NATO victory after ultimatum to go it alone. BRUSSELS- Donald Trump gave an angry ultimatum to European allies on Thursday, warning a NATO summit the United States could withdraw its support and sparking crisis talks which the U.S. president said produced big new defense spending pledges. WASHINGTON- Kim Jong Un told President Donald Trump he...

  • Trump and Portuguese president meet at the White House

    President Donald Trump and Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa speak as they meet at the White House.