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RPT-Portugal has met Chinese authorities over renminbi bond - debt chief

LONDON, June 20 Portugal has met with Chinese authorities about a planned renminbi bond but has no firm timeline for the deal which would see it become the first euro zone state to sell debt in the currency, its debt chief said on Tuesday.

Portugal has met Chinese authorities over renminbi bond - debt chief 20 Jun 2017

LONDON, June 20 Portugal has met with Chinese authorities about a planned renminbi bond but has no firm timeline for the deal which would see it become the first euro zone state to sell debt in the currency, its debt chief said on Tuesday.

Euro zone debt chiefs cautiously eye sustainable bond options 20 Jun 2017

LONDON, June 20 Portugal, Ireland and Italy are all looking at the possibility of following France by issuing sustainable debt, the heads of their respective debt agencies said on Tuesday.

Portugal has no need for bad bank, PM Costa says 30 May 2017

BERLIN, May 30 Portugal's banks show no signs of needing further state aid and the country does not need a bad bank, Prime Minister Antonio Costa told German newspaper Handelsblatt in an interview published on Tuesday.

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Exclusive - Portugal says economy growing faster than forecast 24 May 2017

LISBON Portuguese economic growth is outpacing the official 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.

Portugal finance minister says confident on Novo Banco sale 24 May 2017

LISBON, May 24 Portugal's finance minister is confident that the country's planned sale of Novo Banco to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star will go ahead as planned, the minister said on Wednesday.

Portugal says EU decision on deficit marks turning point 22 May 2017

LISBON Portugal's finance ministry said on Monday the European Commission's recommendation to end the disciplinary process for its excessive budget deficit marks a turning point and shows growing confidence in the economy by international institutions.

UPDATE 1-Portugal says EU decision on deficit marks turning point 22 May 2017

LISBON, May 22 Portugal's finance ministry said on Monday the European Commission's recommendation to end the disciplinary process for its excessive budget deficit marks a turning point and shows growing confidence in the economy by international institutions.

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EU charges Altice with taking over PT Portugal before deal approved 18 May 2017

BRUSSELS The European Commission accused telecoms and cable group Altice on Thursday of breaching EU rules by taking control of PT Portugal before the deal had been approved by EU regulators.

Altice vows to challenge EU charges over PT Portugal deal 18 May 2017

PARIS Telecoms group Altice said it would challenge accusations by the European Commission that it had taken control of PT Portugal before winning approval for the acquisition from the European Union antitrust regulator in 2015.

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U.S. Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown into question as several senators voiced scepticism. | Video