Portugal

RPT-Exporters taste credit after Portugal's long lending drought

LISBON, May 24 - In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. But if your company exports, you may be in luck.

RPT-Exporters taste credit after Portugal's long lending drought 25 May 2015

LISBON, May 24 - In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. But if your company exports, you may be in luck.

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Exporters taste credit after Portugal's long lending drought 24 May 2015

LISBON - In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. But if your company exports, you may be in luck.

Exporters taste credit after Portugal's long lending drought 24 May 2015

LISBON, May 24 - In Portugal, getting a loan is still harder than in almost any other country in the eurozone. But if your company exports, you may be in luck.

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Portugal PM proposes creation of 'European Monetary Fund' 08 May 2015

LISBON - Portugal's prime minister proposed on Friday the creation of a 'European Monetary Fund' to carry out future bailouts of troubled euro zone states, taking over the role played by the Washington-based IMF during the European debt crisis.

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EU clears Caixabank bid for Portugal's Banco BPI 05 May 2015

LISBON - The European Commission has approved a takeover bid by Spain's Caixabank for Portugal's Banco BPI , paving the way for the Spanish bank to register the offer formally with regulators.

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Portugal places 4 billion euros in 2024, 2030 bonds in debt swap 23 Apr 2015

LISBON - Portugal on Thursday swapped over 4.5 billion euros (3.22 billion pounds) in bonds expiring in 2017 and 2018 for 4 billion euros in much longer maturities, alleviating its medium-term bond redemptions while taking advantage of a drop in yields since the start of 2015.

Portugal Socialists promise deficit cuts without austerity if elected 21 Apr 2015

* See deficit gradually falling to 0.9 pct in 2019 on more growth

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Portugal's BPI says no longer in race for Novo Banco 19 Apr 2015

LISBON - Portugal's Banco BPI is no longer in the race to buy Novo Banco after the country's central bank picked five out of seven potential bidders last week, BPI said.

Portugal's BPI says no longer in race for Novo Banco 19 Apr 2015

LISBON, April 19 - Portugal's Banco BPI is no longer in the race to buy Novo Banco after the country's central bank picked five out of seven potential bidders last week, BPI said.

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Blatter defies calls to quit as FIFA scandal widens

ZURICH - FIFA President Sepp Blatter rejected an emotional plea to resign from one of the world's soccer greats on Thursday as the corruption scandal engulfing the game's governing body drew warnings from sponsors and political leaders. | Video