LISBON - The European Commission said on Thursday that Portugal's bailout programme remains "broadly" on track and its recovery is becoming more entrenched, but said the risks, mainly from pending court rulings on reforms, were significant.
LISBON - Portugal posted its first current account surplus for a full year in two decades in 2013 as the country started to recover from a recession and is preparing to move on from an EU/IMF bailout this year.
LISBON - Bailed-out Portugal is likely to have met its 2013 budget deficit target of 5.5 percent of GDP "with some margin" after its economy started to recover, but it still faces "formidable challenges" and serious risks, the IMF warned on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT - European car sales rose 5.2 percent in January, with increases in previously crisis-hit countries such as Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal suggesting a recovery is gaining strength.
FRANKFURT - European car sales rose 5.2 percent to 967,778 vehicles in January, lifted by demand for compact cars in all major markets including crisis-hit countries like Portugal, Ireland, Italy and Greece, industry data showed on Tuesday.
BERLIN - The head of the euro zone's bailout funds, Klaus Regling, said that he believes banks in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece and Ireland are in good shape and that there will not be any surprises in European Central Bank stress tests due later in 2014.
LISBON - Portugal's economy picked up pace in the fourth quarter, putting the country on a stronger footing to exit its international bailout later this year, data showed on Friday.
LISBON - Portugal's consumer price index fell a steep 1.4 percent in January mainly due to the impact of seasonal clothes and footwear sales, after a 0.4 percent increase the previous month, the National Statistics Institute said on Wednesday.
LISBON - Portugal's jobless rate fell for the third consecutive quarter in the three months that ended in December, showing further gradual improvement for the economy as it entered 2014 when Lisbon hopes to smoothly exit an international bailout.
LISBON - Portugal's jobless rate fell for the third consecutive quarter in the three months that ended in December, to 15.3 percent from 15.6 percent in the previous quarter, data showed on Wednesday.
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