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    1. February 12, 2016

      Portugal agrees ‘Plan B’ deficit cuts

      Investors continued to penalise Portugal’s government bonds on Friday despite an agreement by the new Socialist...

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      February 12, 2016

      Portuguese growth disappoints at 0.2% in Q4

      Portugal has joined Italy in clocking disappointing fourth quarter growth, falling well short of economists’ forecasts....

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    1. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Portuguese bond sell-off resumes; yields surge

      After a brief bounce this morning, Portuguese bonds are sliding fast, as the sell-off resumes with a vengeance. The...

    2. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      Portuguese bonds: worst day since 2012

      Portuguese bonds are having a rough day, with the 10-year yield climbing as much as 84 basis points. To put the move in...

    3. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      Portuguese yields surge to new 15-month highs

      The sell-off in Portuguese government bonds is gathering pace, driving yields up to levels not seen since October 2014....

    4. February 7, 2016

      Portugal to unwind TAP Air privatisation

      Portugal’s Socialist government has reached an agreement with investors to unwind the privatisation of TAP Air Portugal...

    5. February 5, 2016

      Portuguese budget narrowly avoids rejection by Brussels

      Portugal narrowly avoided becoming the first eurozone country to have its budget rejected by Brussels after it made an...

    6. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Portugal's "anti-austerity" budget just passes test

      The new Portuguese government narrowly avoided having its first “anti-austerity” budget rejected by the European...

    7. February 4, 2016

      Portugal’s anti-austerity budget provokes Brussels showdown

      Portugal’s new Socialist government faces an embarrassing rejection of its first “anti-austerity” budget by the...

    8. February 4, 2016

      Europe’s ports vulnerable as ships sail without oversight

      As Europe’s politicians struggle to control a deepening migrant crisis and staunch the rising threat of Islamist...

    9. Brussels Blog

      February 4, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Ireland and the bailout jinx

      This is Thursday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    10. FT Data

      January 29, 2016

      The PIIGS drive employment growth in the Eurozone

      There were nearly 3 million more people in employment in the third quarter of 2015 in the Eurozone than there were two...

    11. January 29, 2016

      French, German 2-yr yields hit new lows post BoJ

      French and German 2-year government bond yields have dropped to fresh record lows this morning, tracing the steep...

    12. Brussels Blog

      January 28, 2016

      Leaked: Portugal's budget warning letter

      The complicated procedure and baffling code words that are part of the European Commission’s annual evaluation of...

    13. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      EU seeks changes to Portugal's draft budget

      The European Commission has written to Portugal to seek changes to the country’s draft budget, according to EU...

    14. January 26, 2016

      Auditors criticise European Commission over handling of bailouts

      The European Commission’s handling of bailouts in Ireland, Portugal and other nations hit by the financial crisis has...

    15. Brussels Blog

      January 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The Left also rises?

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    16. FT Alphaville

      January 25, 2016

      When Novo Banco came to Davos

      Izzy is trying to ban any references to Davos on AV from today but we thought we might try to sneak one in under the...

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      January 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The Left also rises?

      This is the Friday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    18. January 24, 2016

      Rebelo de Sousa wins presidential election in Portugal

      Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Portugal’s most popular television pundit, was elected the country’s new president on Sunday...

    19. January 24, 2016

      Portugal PM will roll back austerity and maintain fiscal discipline

      Portugal’s new Socialist prime minister is confident he can roll back years of punishing austerity with the support of...

    20. January 21, 2016

      Italian bank shares slide on bad loan fears

      Italy’s banking sector came under intense pressure on Wednesday, with concerns over bad loans hitting share prices in a...

    21. January 20, 2016

      Portugal offers investors in Novo Banco compensation to quell anger

      Portugal’s central bank has offered to partly compensate Novo Banco bondholders who lost money when their securities...

    22. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      Southern European bonds wobbling, Portugal hit hardest

      That once familiar periphery-core split has opened up in eurozone government bonds today, as haven German Bunds rally...

    23. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      Bunds hit highest point since ECB disappointment

      Equities, oil and everything risky is getting walloped today. Happy times for German bunds. The 10-year German yield...

    24. Fast FT

      January 18, 2016

      Blackrock notes Portuguese bonds concerns

      The chorus of concern among Portuguese bond investors is growing louder. To recap, over the Christmas period, the...

    25. January 17, 2016

      French drug trial: Brain-dead participant dies

      The man left brain-dead after taking part in a trial for a new painkiller in France died on Sunday, in a dramatic...

    26. January 17, 2016

      Southern Europe’s banks feel cost of Portuguese actions at Novo Banco

      The price of bank debt in Europe’s peripheral countries has fallen sharply since Portugal imposed heavy losses on some...

    27. January 15, 2016

      Portugal accused of picking fights with foreign investors

      Portugal has collided head-on with international investors over a controversial decision to restructure one of the...

    28. January 14, 2016

      Rating agencies warn on bank bail-in rules

      Investors will not be treated equally under new rules designed to impose losses on bonds when banks fail in Europe,...

    29. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Colombia sells power generator to Brookfield

      Colombia’s government has finally bitten the bullet, and on Wednesday sold a controlling stake in the state-controlled...

    30. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Portuguese inflation slips for third month

      Portuguese inflation heavily undershot forecasts in December, wilting for the third consecutive month. Consumer prices...

    31. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Geberit sales point to recovery in southern Europe

      From the bottom of the league to the top. The best-performing countries for Geberit, the Swiss maker of bathroom...

    32. January 12, 2016

      Irish centre parties hold firm as voters put faith in recovery

      As she emerges from browsing the January sales at one of Dublin’s main department stores, Patricia Dunne clutches a...

    33. January 12, 2016

      Discrimination at Portuguese bank Novo Banco sets a dangerous precedent

      Just over a year since the European Central Bank took over as the regulator for Europe’s systemically important banks,...

    34. January 10, 2016

      Bad luck for backers of Portugal’s ‘good bank’

      Investor claims of mistreatment at the hands of Portugal as it deals with Novo Banco, a supposed “good bank” created in...

    35. January 8, 2016

      Novo Banco: picking losers

      Banks in urgent need of capital have no easy options. State bailouts sow moral hazard and raising equity or selling...

    36. January 7, 2016

      ECB under fire as Portugal hits Novo Banco bondholders

      Europe’s new regime for winding up failing banks has made an inauspicious start, as investors lashed out at the...

    37. January 7, 2016

      Investors cry foul over bank bail-ins

      It was an unpleasant late Christmas present for some of the world’s biggest investors. They woke up on December 30 to...

    38. January 4, 2016

      Brookfield and KIC buy Berlin real estate

      Berlin’s real estate complex at Potsdamer Platz — where five of the city’s broad avenues converge near the Brandenburg...

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