Portuguese GDP flat in Q3

November 30, 2015

Portuguese GDP was flat in Q3 after growing 0.5% in Q1 and in Q2. According to INE …

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Week Ahead & in Review: Waiting for the Government

October 16, 2015

Week in review: In Portugal, the President has reportedly given elected parties until Tuesday to reach a …

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Weak jobs data in the US may delay further the first Fed hike

October 2, 2015

Week in review: Though the unemployment rate remained flat at 5.1% in September, the latest US labour …

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Portuguese Q2 GDP: exports drive growth

August 31, 2015

The data: Q2 GDP was confirmed at 0.4%qoq and 1.5%yoy, as in Q1. The details show that private consumption …

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European GDP uneven in Q2

August 14, 2015

European GDP disappointed somewhat rising 0.3%qoq in Q2, a tad below expectations of 0.4%. Among the largest …

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Week Ahead & Week in Review: ECB backs Greece

July 17, 2015

Week in review: ECB backs Greece The ECB has left rates unchanged at its meeting on Thursday, as …

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EU summit: Seeing is believing

July 13, 2015

After a week-end of negotiations ending with the Euro summit to discuss Greece’s request for a third …

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Week Ahead and in Review: It’s still all about Greece

July 10, 2015

Week in review: The Greek Government surprised everyone by sending new proposals that are almost identical to …

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Greeks decide which Demis Roussos song they prefer: “Forever and ever” or “Goodbye my love, goodbye”

July 3, 2015

Week in review: Europe and US continue to recover, uncertainty increases in Greece: After the second Greek bailout programme …

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Week Ahead and in Review: Federal reserve minutes point to later hike

May 22, 2015

Week in review: In the US, the minutes of the Fed show that the number of rate-setters …

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