Portugal

Portugal's economy grew 0.2 percent in third quarter, missing forecasts

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LISBON - Portugal's economy grew 0.2 percent in the third quarter, less than expected but in line with the wider euro zone, as export growth slowed.

Mota-Engil to list African unit in Amsterdam, no IPO for now 14 Nov 2014

LISBON, Nov 14 - Portugal's largest builder Mota-Engil said on Friday it will list shares in its African unit that were distributed to shareholders on the Amsterdam Euronext bourse later this month without carrying out an initial pubic offering.

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Portugal's CTT does not rule out making a bid for PT Portugal 13 Nov 2014

(Adds further details, background; refiled to add missing Reuters Instrument Code for CTT)

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NOS shareholder bids for Portugal Telecom shares 09 Nov 2014

LISBON - Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola's president, launched a takeover bid for Portugal Telecom at 1.35 euros per share on Sunday in an attempt to thwart a 7 billion-euro (5.49 billion-pound) bid for the Portuguese company's assets.

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ECB faces test of its own as Europe braces for landmark banking review 26 Oct 2014

FRANKFURT - After putting the euro zone's top 130 banks through their paces, the European Central Bank will face a test of its own on Sunday - will its landmark health check succeed in convincing investors the region's lenders are safe?

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Hikma Pharma shares slip on FDA warning for Portugal plant 24 Oct 2014

- Drugmaker Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc said the U.S. health regulator had raised issues related to environmental monitoring at its plant in Portugal, which some analysts said accounts for about a quarter of the company's U.S. injectibles sales.

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Portugal regulator extends shorting ban on battered PT shares 21 Oct 2014

LISBON - Portugal's CMVM securities market regulator has extended until Thursday a ban on short selling in shares of Portugal Telecom after they fell to a record low close on Tuesday.

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Portugal 2015 budget bill sees 1.5 percent growth 15 Oct 2014

LISBON - Portugal's government expects a second year of economic expansion in 2015 after the country began to climb out of its debt crisis this year and exited an international bailout, its 2015 budget bill showed on Wednesday.

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ECB says Portugal's Novo Banco won't be part of health checks 10 Oct 2014

FRANKFURT - Portugal's Novo Banco, created from the bailout of Banco Espirito Santo , will not be part of the European Central Bank's bank health checks, the ECB said on Friday.

ECB says Portugal's Novo Banco won't be part of health checks 10 Oct 2014

FRANKFURT, Oct 10 - Portugal's Novo Banco, created from the bailout of Banco Espirito Santo, will not be part of the European Central Bank's bank health checks, the ECB said on Friday.

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Western leaders step away from nuclear talks with Iran as deadline nears

VIENNA - With three days to go to the deadline for a deal to defuse stand-off with Iran over its nuclear ambitions, Western power foreign ministers stepped away for consultations on Friday while Tehran's chief envoy cancelled plans to leave the negotiations.