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Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.13%

Reuters. Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.13% Investing.com - Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Financials, Consumer Goods and Utilities sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 declined 0.13%. The best performers of

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-20 16:59:35

A Portuguese Lesson for Britain's Euroskeptics

British euroskeptics have been predicting the demise of the euro since before the single currency was even launched. For 25 years, they have been warning that it is doomed to failure, that it is a "burning building with no exits." Continue Reading Below Its supposed imminent collapse was one reason

FOXBUSINESS - 2017-09-20 11:01:19

Portugal Has a Pigeon Population Problem

Officials there reportedly are trying to be as nice as they can about reducing their numbers. They've built a hotel for birds. The plan: lure the pigeons there to nest, and then steal their eggs. Officials there reportedly are trying to be as nice as they can about reducing their numbers. They've bu

NPR - 2017-09-21 10:43:00

Safe-T Appoints Exclusive Networks as a Value-Added Distributor; Starting in the US, DACH, Spain & Portugal

STAMFORD, Connecticut, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe-T (TASE: SAFE, OTCQB: SFTTY), a provider of software-defined access (SDA) solutions, today announced that global value-added distributor Exclusive Networks will accelerate Safe-T's market entry and growth in the United States and EMEA territ

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-20 23:47:00

What are the Top 10 Things to Do While Adventuring in the Azores? Voting That's Now Underway will Decide the Answer, Says Sponsor of AzoresTop.com

Until now there hasn't been a TOP10 "Best Of" list to help tourists plan vacations in the Azores, an incredibly beautiful and largely unspoiled remote island chain off Portugal. The recently launched website AzoresTop.com is seeking to create just such a list by posting 100 short 4K top production q

CNBC - 2017-09-20 15:06:00

Feature: As Europe scorches, goats and sheep fight wildfires one bite at a time

GIRONA, Spain (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When wildfires surrounded his family-run farm in northeast Spain four years ago, all that Pau Figueras Mundo could do was watch, helplessly, as the flames edged closer. Though his goat and sheep farm in Girona remained intact, the fires raged for two day

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 00:34:13

Portugal hires banks for debut Panda bond

LONDON, Sept 20 (IFR) - Portugal has appointed banks for the issue of a benchmark-sized Panda bond, Mrio Centeno, the country's Minister of Finance, told IFR. The sovereign is looking at a maturity of up to five years. The bond will be issued through a public offering in the interbank bond market,

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 16:05:52

MOVES-SG hires Sottomayor for Spain and Portugal role

LONDON, Sept 20 (IFR) - Societe Generale has hired Francisco Sottomayor as head of global markets for Spain and Portugal, with the aim of expanding the French bank's business in the region. Sottomayor has most recently been head of investment banking for Axia Ventures Group in Lisbon. He previously

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 10:21:10

Defense Dept. decision gives China chance for foothold between U.S. and Europe

Praia da Vitria, Terceira, the Azores - Joo Meneses stares out the front passenger-side window as we speed past countless rows of nearly identical beige houses with orange, clay tile roofs, a picturesque suburban-style development overlooking the eastern coast of this small island. "They had everyth

CBS NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:05:37

Here's One Way to Trade Portugal's Promotion From Junk Ratings

There's not much juice left in the Portuguese debt rally for investors who play it straight, according to strategists at Rabobank International. But there may still be gains to be had. Yields have come about as close as they can to those on German bunds, having reached a spread Rabobank deems fair v

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-19 12:34:34

The best souvenir to buy in 20 European countries

Forget gimmicky key chains and cheap t-shirts: Every European country offers unique souvenirs that are native to that country.Examples include chocolate from Switzerland, leather goods from Italy, amber from Poland, and coffee from Turkey. Sometimes the closest you can get to Europe is an American t

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 12:16:55

Portugal Anacom criticizes proposed takeover of media firm by Altice

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's telecom market watchdog Anacom delivered a blow to takeover plans by Dutch-based Altice for Media Capital, the owner of the TVI television channel, warning it could create serious obstacles to competition and harm consumers. Altice, which owns the country's largest tel

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 11:46:10

Portugal's Bond Yield Plays Catch Up With Southern European Peers

LONDON - The gap between Portuguese and Italian 10-year government bond yields narrowed on Tuesday to levels not seen since the start of the euro zone debt crisis of 2010-2012, showing how much investor sentiment towards Portugal has improved this year. As one of the only junk-rated euro zone countr

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-19 11:03:40

Portugal's comeback is the eurozone's socialist success story

Junk no more. Portugal has cemented its position as the eurozone's comeback kid after securing a much-prized return to investment grade debt status last week. S&P Ratings - one of the world's three biggest rating agencies - became the first to lift Portugal from five years as a "junk" sovereign bor

FINANCIAL TIMES - 2017-09-19 08:05:29

Portugal's biggest wildfire: 'We all thought we were going to die' – video

On 17 June, a fire swept through the forests of central Portugal, killing 64 people and destroying more than 480 houses. After a summer of record numbers of wildfires across southern Europe, the Guardian travelled to devastated villages in Portugal to find out why the June fire was so deadly, and wh

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-19 07:00:11

The eurozone recovery achieves critical mass

Portugal's rehabilitation in capital markets is the latest illustration of the remarkable turnround in the eurozone economy. At the height of the bloc's sovereign debt crisis, the yield on the country's benchmark 10-year bond rose above 16 per cent. This week, it fell below 2.5 per cent after S&P re

FINANCIAL TIMES - 2017-09-19 18:14:19

World Stock Markets: Perma-Bears Beware

The dominant trend in major World Stock Market indexes is UP...UP...UP. The burden of proof is on the perma-bears. The daily chart of Dow futures completed a 4- week pennant on Tuesday. This type of concise pattern provides swing-trade possibilities. Dow Futures Daily The NASDAQ continues to display

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-19 04:22:47

Socialists Seek to Remain Biggest Party in Portugal's Town Halls

Portugal's ruling Socialists say they aim to remain the leading party across the country's town halls after local elections take place on Oct. 1. "Our objective is to keep the presidency of the National Association of Municipalities," Ana Catarina Mendes, the party's deputy secretary-general, told r

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-19 14:06:39

Portugal PPI Inflation Accelerates In August

(RTTNews) - Portugal's producer price inflation accelerated in August after easing in the previous four months, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Monday. Industrial producer prices climbed 2.5 percent year-over-year in August, faster than the 2.2 percent increase in July. The measure has been

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-18 12:42:14

Portugal seeks to shelter public firms from failing bank bail-ins

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's government is seeking to give more protection to deposits by public firms and large institutions in case of bank failures that hit senior bond holders, Deputy Finance Minister Ricardo Mourinho Felix said on Monday. Currently, institutional deposit holders with more tha

REUTERS - 2017-09-18 12:40:28