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Inspectors from the so-called troika – the International Monetary Fund, the European Union and the European Central Bank – are back in Portugal for
Portugal may have left the EU bailout programme. It may have just seen its debt upgraded by a major ratings agency.
But its 2015 budget holds
Thousands of Portuguese workers have taken to the streets of Lisbon to protest.
They are upset at government changes to labour laws and pensions
After three years of austerity, Portugal is exiting its international bailout. Like Ireland it will make a “clean exit” without the need for a credit
Portugal has announced that it will be exiting its 78-billion-euro bailout programme. Lisbon was forced to seek the bailout from the European Union
Portugal is to become the third European Union country to exit a bailout programme, following Ireland and Spain.
Prime Minister Pedro Passos
More good news for Portugal as it moves closer to ending its need to be in a bailout programme.
The Fitch rating agency has raised its outlook on
Portugal has bought back 1.23 billion euros of its government bonds that were due to mature later this year and next.
The move is intended to
With the country still locked in a painful austerity drive to cut the public deficit, the Portuguese government has come up with a plan to reduce
Amid angry protests on the streets of Lisbon, the Portuguese parliament has approved the country’s budget for 2014.
600,000 public sector workers
Portugal’s lawmakers have given outline approval to a budget bill for 2014 that slashes spending on state pensions, public sector wages, healthcare
Thousands of protesters have marched in Lisbon calling for the government to resign after it voted through an austerity budget for 2014.
Thousands of demonstrators have been protesting across Portugal against salary cuts and public sector reforms imposed by the government under the
Portuguese voters have dealt Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho a hefty blow in local polls, venting their frustration at his government’s austerity
A political crisis has been averted in Lisbon with the result that Portugal is back on track to meet the terms of the international bailout that
Crisis talks between Portugal’s three main political parties have broken down, raising doubts about the country’s international bailout
Analysts have been calling Portugal a political time bomb for quite a while. The ticking is growing louder.
The Speaker of the chamber, Assunção
Portugal is facing another hurdle towards the goal of ending its dependence on international funding.
The opposition Socialist party is demanding a
Portugal’s political crisis has continued to deepen, moving it closer to needing a second bailout.
The government is near collapse after the two
More bad news for Portugal, as the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s revised its sovereign credit outlook downward to negative from stable.