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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • CGD is capitalized, it is working properly: Portugal Fin Min

    Portugal Finance Minister Mário Centeno comments on the latest developments surrounding state-owned Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), saying he hopes it will return to profit soon.

  • 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.

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • Portugese government does not want to bear the political cost of heavy decisions: Pro

    Ricardo Santos Silva, partner at Aethel Partners, speaks about his company's bid in January for Portuguese bank Novo Banco.

  • The euro sign sculpture illuminated near the former European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Central banks tend to find transparency difficult when it comes to declaring the reasoning behind their monetary policy: Buiter.

  • LISBON, May 9- A decade ago, shares in the world's largest cork producer, Corticeira Amorim, didn't look like a great bet. The cork industry has since staged a comeback: Lisbon- listed Amorim's share price has soared almost six-fold and cork exports from Portugal, the world's dominant producer, have just regained their peaks of 15 years ago. Where we are today is a...

  • Portugal Econ Min: Expecting ratings agencies to start moving

    Portugal Economy Minister Manuel Caldeira Cabral comments on the economic performance of the European country, with discussion on ratings agencies.

  • Portugal Econ Min: We are creating higher skilled jobs

    Portugal Economy Minister Manuel Caldeira Cabral comments on the state of the labor market, and the need to push unemployment lower in the European country.

  • Don’t think we’re on the verge of another debt crisis: Portugal Econ Min

    Portugal Economy Minister Manuel Caldeira Cabral takes a look at the country’s debt situation and the levels of debt in Europe overall.

  • Mario Draghi

    The ECB is breathing a sigh of relief after the first round of the French election but they are unlikely to change their policy stance until June.