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  • LISBON, Sept 15- Standard& Poor's on Friday became the first of the big three credit ratings agencies to lift Portugal back to investment grade, citing its improving economy and public finances. Portugal lost the investment grade at the height of its debt crisis in January 2012. The loss of the investment grade by the last of the Big Three in January 2012, also after...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 12- Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair said on Tuesday it would base three more aircraft at Frankfurt airport from summer 2018 to add 34 new routes including Athens, Lisbon and Marseille. An increase in flights from low-cost carriers is helping Frankfurt airport operator Fraport to boost passenger numbers this year, with the company saying...

  • Germany's warning that euro zone policy has stifled reform is getting attention, but the ECB is likely to wait. Michael Ivanovitch says.

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • BARCELONA/ ROME/ SARAJEVO, Aug 4- Chronic overcrowding in some of Europe's beloved tourism hotspots is fuelling an angry backlash, from polite protest to "Go Home" graffiti and even physical intimidation. Across southern Europe, from the choked boulevards of Gaudi's Barcelona to the swarms of cruise liners disgorging passengers into Croatia's mediaeval...

  • *MGM and SJM most disadvantaged in short term- analysts. HONG KONG, Aug 1- Casinos in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau extended a one-year winning streak with monthly revenue rising 29 percent in July due to a resurgence in spending by wealthy punters and increased numbers of tourists. The special administrative region of Macau is a former Portuguese...

  • *MGM and SJM most disadvantaged in short term- analysts. HONG KONG, Aug 1- Casinos in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau extended a one-year winning streak with monthly revenue rising 29 percent in July due to a resurgence in spending by wealthy punters and increased numbers of tourists. The special administrative region of Macau is a former Portuguese...

  • *Portugal plans to sell government bonds in China. 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, whose location on Europe's Atlantic coast is some 10,000 km...

  • LONDON/ OSLO, June 29- Investors are slowly starting to push companies to reduce their carbon footprint and help the world meet targets on limiting global warming that were agreed in the 2015 Paris climate talks. Yet progress has still been modest since the Paris deal agreed by almost 200 nations came into force in November last year, aiming to limit global...

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in Policy Panel at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 1430 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Vitor Constancio is chairing a Panel "Business cycles, growth and macroeconomic policy" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra,...

  • SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in Policy Panel at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 1430 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Vitor Constancio is chairing a Panel "Business cycles, growth and macroeconomic policy" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra,...